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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Quipu

1400–1600

Cotton string

18 1/2 in. (47 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4591
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Central Coast, possibly Inca
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
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