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Rectangular green silk shawl with red and yellow geometric designs and green silk fringe at both ends. Warp is silk, weft is cotton and silk. Warp-faced plain weave overall with supplementary weft patterns created by continuous pattern wefts laid in with background wefts. Four alternating red and yellow stripes at each end. Patterns are in alternate blocks of similar dimensions. Yellow block has three rows of linear geometric design, the centre one is narrower than the two outer rows. Red block has two rows of elongated geometric designs.

History Of Use

Used for binding a baby to mother's back.

Cultural Context

carrying; baby holder

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