Andean textile manufacture has an ancient and advanced history. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! They wove them of cotton. The khuipu is a series of knotted strings that were used for accounting, using base 10, and also possibly as a binary logographic system of writing. They were also the first to use the Khuipu. The Norte Chico civilization were the earliest known users of textiles in the Andes.
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