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unknown Peruvian
Primary



Sling with Geometric Design



Camelid and cotton fiber

60 5/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. x 1 in. (diameter) (154 cm x 8.6 cm x 2.5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.42
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Weapons; 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)."

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