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Cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave; wool (camelid), tassels: wrapped and embroidered in chain stitches
184.2 × 7.6 cm (72 1/2 × 3 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Ann Pollard Rowe, Costumes and Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor: Textiles from Peru’s North Coast, exh. cat. (The Textile Museum, 1984), p. 72 and fig. 46.
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Magic of Fibers, April 5-May 3, 1970
Washington D.C., The Textile Museum, Costumes and Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor, February 3-May 20, 1984
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.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian Art, Octobwe 19, 2001- January 17,2002
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian Art, April 29- August 24,2004
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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