Cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave
a: 26 × 50.8 cm (10 1/4 × 20 in.)
b: 25.4 × 51.1 cm (10 × 20 1/8 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Allen Wardwell, Primitive Art in the Collections of the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 1965), fig. 33 (detail).
Art Gallery of the University of Notre Dame, The Art of Ancient Peru, December 20, 1961-January 28, 1962
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, January 17- June 17, 1991
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central, and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, October 28, 1992-January 17, 1993
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 136, Department of African and Amerindian, February 20-May 21, 2014
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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