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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 48 x 63 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 47094
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Groups: 28 groups of 8 pendants from same color combination. Some with one different in between.

Colors: tan, brown, blue

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Ply: all S
Diameter: main 3mm, pendants 1,8-3mm
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring): fragmented main

Knots:1/1 endknots (like a single knot), 8, long knots (S), single knots (S).

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