Cotton and wool (camelid), tapestry weave with supplementary weft slit closure; edged with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitches
47 × 8.6 cm (18 1/2 × 3 3/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, December 27, 1988- May 10, 1989
Art Institute of Chicago, 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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