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  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1450 - 1550
    Datierung engl.: Inca 1450 - 1550
  • Peru
    bei Lima
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 35 x 7,5 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 37867 b
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Lena Bjerregaard
No. of strings: 6 pendants, + two secondaries

Groups: two groups: one with 5 pendants,and after 6 cm distance one pendant

Colors: tans

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled

Strings: main, pendants, secondaries
Diameter: main 1,5mm, pendants 1,2 -2mm
Recto (tying pendant to mainstring) Second group (consisting of one pendant is tied to the main through the twining loop!!

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), long knots (Z),

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