peruvian khipu

peruvian khipu



This replica of a Peruvian khipu is a beautiful accessory to add to any home. The khipu was historically used as a recording system during the Incan empire, before a written language was introduced by the Spanish. They were typically tied around the waist and aided in collecting mathematical data ranging from livestock numbers to military organization. This khipu is made of wool and alpaca. 


Dimensions: 38 1/2"W x 28"L

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