Cotton and wool (camelid), bands of single interlocking tapestry weave, plain weave, and two-color complementary weft weave; attached cotton tassels
13.0 × 23.7 cm (5 1/8 × 9 3/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Richard Townsend with Elizabeth Pope, Indian Art of the Americas at The Art Institute of Chicago (The Art Institute of Chicago with Yale University Press, 2016), pp. 334, cat 294.
South Bend, IN, Art Gallery of the University of Notre Dame, Art of Ancient Peru, Dec. 20, 1961-Jan. 28, 1962.
Durham, NC, Woman’s College Library of Duke University, Art and Artifacts of Pre-Columbian Peru, Dec. 17, 1964-Jan. 20, 1965.
Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ancient American Ceramics, Mar. 9-27, 1967.
School of the Art Institute, Museum Seminar Exhibition, God, Man and Beast: Metamorphosis in Native American Art, May 9- June 6, 1979.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Feb. 1-May 11, 1987.
Art Institute of Chicago, 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, Dec. 9, 2004- Apr. 14, 2005.
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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