Silk and silver gilt wound around silk fiber core; warp-faced plain weave; warp striped with supplementary patterning wefts; tape of plain weave at both ends
Teligare con R rason
103.5 × 2.9 cm (40 3/4 × 1 1/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, Folk Art Textiles from the Permanent Collection, November 8, 1980-March 1, 1981.
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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