Cotton and wool (camelid), bands of two-color complementary weft plain weave with inner warps, double cloth, and plain weave; embroidered with wool (camelid) in chain stitches
22.2 × 24.1 cm (8 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Adele Cahlander and Suzanne Baizerman, Double Woven Treasures from Old Peru (Dos Tejedoras, 1985), p. 34, fig. 4-13.
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, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Sept.11-Nov. 11, 1986.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Jan. 12- Feb. 17, 1987.
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, Oct. 28, 1992-Jan. 17, 1993.
Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African and Amerindian, May 5-Aug. 15, 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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