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  • Khipu
  • Arthur Baessler (6.5.1857 - 31.3.1907), Sammler
  • Inka 1450 - 1550
    Datierung engl.: Inca 1450 - 1550
  • Peru
  • Baumwolle
  • Länge x Breite: 74 x 36 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 24369 a
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Fotograf/in: Lena Bjerregaard
No. of strings: 44 pendants

Groups: yes - irregular

Colors: tans, blue, red (Camelid)

Color combinations: monochrome, speckled -one pendant has the upper 15 cm red camelid yarn twined in.

Strings: main, pendants, one secondary
Ply: main Z, others S
Diameter: main 3,5mm, pendants 1,8-3mm
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring) - last group is V, the others (between the tassels) are R

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

The first pendant is tied in the mainstring's beginning loop.
Two blue tassels are tied to the main cord.

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