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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 28 x 12 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 42578 a
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Related Objects
Groups: irregular

Colors: white, tans, brown

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled, barberpole, spliced

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 4mm, pendants and secondaries 2-2,3
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring): fragmented mainstring

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 (S)

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