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Fragment of a sling. Cradle is light brown and has a central split. Edges of cradle are red-brown. Stitches for border clearly visible and move inward, towards the split. Handles are light and red-brown braids. Each have two rows of red-brown diamonds. Space between the rows forms a light brown zigzag along the top and bottom sides of the handles. Right handle extends into a tight red-brown braid. End of left handle is missing.

Specific Techniques

Cradle done in plain weave and has stitched edging.


Collected in Peru before the 1970s by Ina VanStan, a Professor of Textiles and Clothing at the Florida State College for Women (Florida State University) from the 1940s to c. 1966. VanStan later gifted her collection to the donor. A large amount of the donation was used for teaching at the University of Alberta while others were mainly small study fragments.

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