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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1450 - 1550
    Datierung engl.: Inca 1450 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 73 x 47 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 42611
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Lena Bjerregaard
No. of pendants: 88

Groups: 3xA,space, 13 x A, B, A
A= 5 pendants, B= 3 pendants. Probably B has just lost two pendants and is really also A

Colors: tans, blue

Color combinations: monochrome

Strings: main, pendants,
Ply: S . One pendant in group 7 A is Z !
Diameter: main 4mm, pendants 1,8 - 2,5mm
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring) ?? All the same, but as main is fragmented at both ands start/ end of main cannot be stated.

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).
No 8, long or single knots.

To one pendant of group A 9 three complete pendants are tied in a loose knot.
These have long knots(S) and single knots (Z) and end knots 1/1. One of these pendants is speckled.

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