SMB-digital

Online collections database

  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1450 - 1550
    Datierung engl.: Inca 1450 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 57 x 36 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 37858
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Lena Bjerregaard
Description
Groups: A, B, B (A- 2 pendants, B - 3 pendants.

Colors: tans

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 6mm, pendants 1,8 - 2,5
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring) Both!

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 active), 8, long knots (Z), single knots (Z)

5x 1,5 cm tassel at beginning of mainstring. Soumack embroidery on wrapping.


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