Two panels joined: cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with weft loop pile and supplementary patterning wefts
69.5 × 47 cm (27 3/8 × 18 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, September 11- December 15, 1985
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, January 17-June 17, 1991
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, May 30- August 21, 2002
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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