Cotton and wool (camelid), single interlocking tapestry weave
50.2 × 53.7 cm (19 3/4 × 21 1/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Rebecca R. Stone, “Technique and Form in Huari-Style Tapestry Tunics: The Andean Artist, A. D. 500-800” (Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1987), p. 34, cat. 38.
Susan E. Bergh, “Pattern and Paradigm in Middle Horizon Tapestry Tunics” (Ph.D. diss., Columbia University, 1999), pp. 785-86, cat. 164.
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central, and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, October 28, 1992-January 17, 1993
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 136, Department of African and Amerindian, April 10-August 28, 2012
The Art Institute of Chicago, Arts of the Americas, Gallery 136, November 16, 2017
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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