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Camelid wool, plain weave; embroidered in double-faced stem stitches
67.3 × 75.6 cm (26 1/2 × 29 3/4 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Mary Frame, “Nasca-Huari and Other South Coast Textiles,” in Ancient Peruvian Textiles, ed. José Antonio de Lavalle and Rosario de Lavalle de Cárdenas (Integra, 1999), p. 343fn. 18.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian Art, Augut 25- December 5, 2003
Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from 1912 [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron, Berlin then Durham, SC, 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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