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Complete sling. Cradle is red and has a short split in the centre. Border of cradle is a wide band with alternating dark yellow and red triangles. Border edged with dark green thread along the top edge, towards the right side. Handles are solid grey braids. Sections on both braids, closest to the cradle, have red diamonds outlined in dark yellow. Right braid ends with red tassel. Left braid ends with white wool worked into the grey braid, and a white tassel.


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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Cradle done in plain weave.

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