Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection. Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.
MIA Visitor Patricia W next to “Amouti” by Irene Avalaaqiaaq (1949 – ), Qamani’tuaq (Baker Lake), Duffel, embroidery thread, beads, Sprott/MIA Collection
Where are you from?
The Washington, DC area in the USA
What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?
I was meeting friends in Toronto and am getting to know the city.
Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?
Because it demonstrates a healthy approach to caring for infants during the first years after childbirth.
Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator