UR1130

Museum: Museum für Völkerkunde, Berlin
Museum Number: VA37865 Use ⌘ + or ⌘ – to Zoom In or Out

The main cord is LB. The first group of pendants begins 49.0 cm. from the twisted end. Then there are 21 pendant groups. Each of the first 14 groups takes up about 1.5 cm. along the main cord with about 0.5 cm. between groups. Each of the last 7 groups takes up about 1.5 cm. along the main cord with about 1.5 cm. between groups. After another 5.0 cm. of main cord, it terminates in a fringed woven ball. (There are 5 ribs each approximately. 3 cm. wide and separated from the next rib by 0.5 cm. Thus, the ball measures about 4.0 cm. around and is 1.25 cm. at its widest.)
The 21 pendant groups can be described in 3 parts of 7 groups each. In each part, the 7 groups have 8, 9, 10, 10, 8, 10, 10 pendants, respectively. In parts 1 and 2, with the exception of the second group in part 2, all pendants in a group have the same color and the group colors are LB, W, LB, W, LB, W, W. (The exceptional group has 1 LB, 3 KB, 5 LB.) In part 3, all pendants in the first 6 groups are LB and those in the last group are W. In each part, the last 3 groups have no subsidiaries and, with a few exceptions, the first 4 groups have 2 subsidiaries per pendant colored KB:W and W. The exceptions are: in the first group in the first part, the first 3 pendants have no subsidiaries; in the first group in the second part, the first 3 pendants have only 1 subsidiary, color W; and in the third group of the third part, the sixth pendant has no subsidiaries. Each pendant is about 40.0 cm. long.