Cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave with bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with three-span floats; joined with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop and overcast stitches
20 × 18.4 cm (7 7/8 × 7 1/4 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Walter Lehmann with Heinrich Doering, Kunstgeschichete des Altan Peru (Berlin: Verlag Ernst Wasmuth A.G., 1924), pl. 110.
Walter Lehmann with Heinrich Doering, The Art of Old Peru (Ernst Wasmuth, 1924), pl. 110.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Colonial Andes: Tapestries and Silverwork, 1530-1830, exh. cat. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004) cat. 25.
South Bend, IN, Art Gallery of the University of Notre Dame, Art of Ancient Peru, Dec. 20, 1961-Jan. 28, 1962.
Durham, NC, Woman’s College Library of Duke University, Art and Artifacts of Pre-Columbian Peru, Dec. 17, 1964-Jan. 20, 1965.
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central, and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, Oct. 28, 1992-Jan. 17, 1993.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Colonial Andes: Tapestries and Silverwork, 1530-1830, Sept. 29-Dece. 12, 2004.
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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