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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle, Pflanzenfaser
  • Länge x Breite: 25 x 1,5 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 42561 b
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Related Objects
Small fragment.
Groups: ?

Colors: browns

Color combinations: monochrome

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 3,5mm, pendants 1,5-1,8mm
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring):fragmented main

Knots:1/1 endknots (like a single knot),1/2 endknots (a single knot securing the pendant tied with only part of the pendant as activ ), long knots (S), single knots (S)

One secondary is of plantfiber. It has some piece of cotton yarn knottet into its endknot.

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