Wool (camelid), oblique interlinked and interlaced warp (sprang); crossknit looping over folded unworked warps; sides joined with wool (camelid) in overcast stitch
32.7 × 21.6 cm (12 7/8 × 8 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Walter Lehmann with Heinrich Doering, Kunstgeschichete des Altan Peru (Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth A.G., 1924), pl. I.
Walter Lehmann with Heinrich Doering, The Art of Old Peru (Ernst Wasmuth, 1924), 57, pl. I.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, February 17- May 12, 1987
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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