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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 60 x 21 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 42608
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Groups: 5 groups: CA, A,B,C,D

Colors: tans, green

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled, spiral

Strings: main, pendants,
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 3mm, pendants 1,5-2mm
Recto (tying pendant to 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), single knots (S)

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