Cotton, open plain weave; appliquéd with small panels of cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave, and cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave medallions; edged in plain weave with extended weft fringe; cotton cord, embroidered with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitches neck edging; cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric and interlaced outlining wefts bottom band
44.5 × 74.6 cm (17 1/2 × 29 3/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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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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