Cotton, plain weave band; embroidered with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitch; edged with cross-knit looping tabs
88.9 × 2.9 cm (35 × 1 1/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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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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