Cotton and wool (camelid), tubular plain weave double cloth with stripes of four-color complementary warp weave; plied warp fringe
28.9 × 10.2 cm (11 3/8 × 4 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Extended information about this artwork
Adele Cahlander and Suzanne Baizerman, Double Woven Treasures from Old Peru (Dos Tejedoras, 1985), p. 31, fig. 4-10 and pp. 135-36.
Art Institute of Chicago, Mexican, Central and South American Textiles: A Living Legacy, October 28, 1992-January 17, 1993
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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