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unknown Peruvian

Sling with Geometric Design and Warp-Wrapping

Camelid fiber

18 7/8 in. x 9 1/16 in. x 3 9/16 in. (48 cm x 23 cm x 9 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.31
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Clothing; Accessories
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • geometric patterns
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • slings - Throwing weapons consisting basically of a strap of leather, fabric, or similar flexible material, widening into a pouch at the center to hold the projectile. They are held by the two ends and swung round rapidly, then one end is released to hurl the projectile.
  • textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
  • wrapping - Covering or enclosing entirely or to a great extent with a flexible material, especially by winding or folding.

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