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Re: Llamas

Poster: bearslayer@juno.com (Christopher M Dawson)

On Thu, 12 Jun 1997 06:48:26 PDT "Efenwealt Wystle" <efen@hotmail.com>
>Poster: "Efenwealt Wystle" <efen@hotmail.com>
>I have recently obtained a bag of Llama hair/wool from a friend (which 
>could become a continuous free source if I were interested).  If I 
>something from this, it might be really cool if I could document it. I 
>was wondering if anyone has stumbled upon period, EUROPEAN accounts of 
>Llamas and/or stuff made from their hair. Please don't message me back 
>"Well, spanish conquistadors travelled to south America, so they MUST 
>have seen Llamas and deduced people made stuff with their hair." Maybe 
>some Conquistador's journals might actually say something about these 
>strange beasts. If anyone could point me in a good direction, I would 
>really appreciate it. Did any period explorers make it to the Andes? 
>did any Atlantic Coastal Native tribes keep Llamas?
>And for those of you who remember my Aussie friend Bill:
>who really prefers sheep to llamas...
No real ideas, but the begining credits to 'Monty Python and the Holy
Grail' keep flashing thru my mind....

What type of llama hair do you got?

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