"Aguayo" is the name for a type of indigenous Andean carrying sling. Aguayos are usually woven from the wool of llamas or
alpacas, and decorated in brightly colored stripes. Women frequently use aguayos to carry young children on their backs, but
they are also used like backpacks to carry items to market or any other type of load. The name "aguayo" is a Spanish borrowing
from the Aymara word awayu, but the same type of sling is also used by other Andean people as well, particularly
the Quechua. The word for an aguayo in the Quechua language is q'ipina.
Here are links to some online resources about aguayos: