About this object

History of use

Used for binding a baby to mother's back.

Cultural context

carrying; baby holder

Physical description

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.