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  • Khipu
  • I.M. Bolivar, Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
    Ica Pisco
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite x Tiefe: 53 x 134,8 x 0,5 cm
    Gewicht: 250 g
  • Ident.Nr. V A 16148
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Claudia Obrocki
Groups: 1x10, 1x9, 2x (16 x 10) The quipu starts with two individual groups, and then in the same color repeats 16 grps. of 10 pendants - some of them with one or two secondaries.

Colors: browns, bluees.

Colorcombinations: monocrome, speckled.

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries.
Ply: all S
Dm: main 4mm, pendants and secondaries 1,5-2mm
Recto (way of tying the pendants to main)

Knots: endknots 1/1, 8, longknots (Z), single knots (Z)

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