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Online collections database

  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1450 - 1550
    Datierung engl.: Inca 1450 - 1550
  • Peru
    Ica
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 75 x 120 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 47069
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Dietrich Graf
Description
Groups: 41 x A, 5 x B, 5 x C, 8 x A, 7 x B, 2 x C + 1
(A =5 pendants, B = 3 pendants, C = 2 pendants)
Colors: brown, tan, blue

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled, spiral

Strings: main, pendants,
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 4mm, pendants 1,8-2,5mm
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 (Z), single knots (Z)

The groups A and B changes color/combination through the quipu.


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