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Wool (camelid), plain weave with complementary patterning warp double cloth; five sections joined; cross-knit looping over folded unworked warps; integrated oblique interlacing border; attached tubular plain weave with supplementary warp-float patterning strap
5.3 × 19.4 cm (20 3/4 × 7 5/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from 1912 [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron, Berlin then Durham, SC, 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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