Wool (camelid), plain weave self-patterned by main warp floats; joined in double running stitches; edged with plain weave with plied warp fringe
40 × 29.2 cm (15 3/4 × 11 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, February 17- May 12, 1987
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, October 28, 1992-January 17, 1993
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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