Cotton and wool (camelid), bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with inner warps, double cloth, and plain weave; embroidered with wool (camelid) in chain stitches
22.2 × 24.1 cm (8 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Adele Cahlander and Suzanne Baizerman, Double Woven Treasures from Old Peru (Dos Tejedoras, 1985), p. 34, fig. 4-13.
Woman’s College Library of Duke University, Art and Artifacts of Pre-Columbian Peru, December 17, 1964-January 20, 1965
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, September 11- November 11, 1986
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, January 12- February 17, 1987
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, May 5-August 15, 2003
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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