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Wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; edged with cross-knit loop stitches; loop and plied fringes
Edward E. Ayer, Harriott A. Fox, and Samuel P. Avery Endowments
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Bessie Bennett, “Exhibition of Pre-Incan Fabrics and Ornaments,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 46, 2 (Feb. 1932): 18, fig. 1.
Christa Charlotte Mayer, Masterpieces of Western Textiles from The Art Institute of Chicago, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1969), 12-13, pl. 1.
Virginia Churchill Bath, Embroidery Masterworks: Classic Patterns and Techniques for Contemporary Application (Henry Regnery Company, 1972), color pl. 1 and pp. 1-4.
Anne Paul, “The multiple layers of meaning in a Paracas Necropolis Textile,” in Approaching Textiles, Varying Viewpoints: Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Symposium of the Textile Society of America, ed. Ann Lane Hedlund (Textile Society of America, 2001), 210-20.
Anne Paul, “Las múltiples capas de significación de un tejido Paracas Necrópolis,” in Actas: II Jornadas Internacionales Sobre Textiles Precolombinos, ed. Victòria Solanilla Demestre (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2002), 178-89.
Ann Pollard Rowe, “A Paracas Mantle,” Hali 147 (July-Aug. 2006), color pl. 3.
Richard Townsend with Elizabeth Pope, Indian Art of the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago with Yale University Press, 2016), 284, cat 226.
Art Institute of Chicago, Peruvian Garment Embroideries, Jan. 20-April 1, 1932, no cat.
Art Institute of Chicago, Masterpieces of Western Textiles, Jan. 25-Mar. 2, 1969.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney and Agnes Allerton Textile Galleries, Mexican, Central, and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, Oct. 28, 1992-Jan. 17, 1993.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian Art, Aug. 24-Dec. 8, 2004.
Unknown owner, by 1932 [loaned to 1932 exhibition at AIC, see Bennett 1932, fig. 1]. Heeramaneck Galleries [Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck], NY, by 1954 [referenced in Bird and Bellinger 1954, 39 and 29-30 (not illustrated); incoming Receipt RX2532 dated May 20, 1958 in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1958.
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