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Online collections database

  • Khipu
  • Wilhelm Gretzer (1847 - 1926), Sammler
  • Inka 1400 - 1550
  • Peru
    Lima
  • Kameliden Wolle
  • Länge x Breite: 43 x 1 cm
  • Ident.Nr. V A 37876 a
  • Sammlung: Ethnologisches Museum | Amerika
  • © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Description
Maybe not a complete quipu, as the "mainstring" has knots. Could be a pendant with secondaries?


Groups: none

Colors: brown, tan

Color combinations: monochrome

Strings: main (with knots), pendants,
Ply: all S
Diameter: main, pendants
Recto/verso (tying pendant to mainstring):

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


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