Shawl Item Number: Af458 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Warp-faced plain weave shawle with continuous weft pattern laid into background wefts. Weft is dark blue and the warp alternates yellow and green silk resulting in a horizontal striped pattern. Geometric pattern stripes in white and dark blue in the continuous weft pattern laid in between the background weft. One green and one gold selvedge.

History Of Use

Used for binding a baby to mother's back.

Cultural Context

carrying; baby holder