Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Peru - Inca Woven Sling
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Inca Woven Sling
Type of Object: Sling
Material: Textile
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: 1300-1500 A.D.
Maker: Inca
Designated List Category: IH1 Inca Sling
Date of Import Restriction: 06/11/1997
Photograph: National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
Copyright : National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
There are two types of Inca slings. Ceremonial ones are oversize and elaborately decorated with geometric motifs, with long fringes. The other type is smaller and utilitarian, almost always with decoration only on the pouch and far ends. The decoration is geometric and the slings have fringed ends.
Keywords:
ceremonial object, cloth, fringe, Inca, Pre-Columbian Textiles, sling, textile,

 


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