Cotton and camelid wool, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; edged with plain weave; parts of selvages present
64.6 × 22.4 cm (25 1/2 × 8 7/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Walter Lehmann with Heinrich Doering, Kunstgeschichete des Altan Peru (Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth A.G., 1924), pl. 111 (detail).
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Pre-Columbian Case
February 15 - May 15, 1988
The Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Mexican, Central and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, October 28, 1992- January 17, 1993
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian Art, August 24- December 8, 2004
Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron, Berlin then Durham S.C. and Hans Gaffron (1902–1979), Berlin then Chicago [correspondence and documentation of the Gaffron Collection in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute, 1955.
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