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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-71547
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010071547
Alternate number:
4 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.1172 and Acc.838
Object count:
1
Description:
Twined, bowl shape. Per Ralph Shanks: Base is three strand twining, side is plain twining, overlay is beargrass, and design is possibly black-dyed redbud. Weft is conifer root. Reinforced, redbud wrapped rim. Design is stepped. Basket is stained on the exterior in several places. Weaver's hair woven into basket. Tag:"H CJ Lee Midano (crossed out and hard to read) by Kate 10" dia L.L.L.
Donor:
Arnold R. Pilling, Gordon L. Grosscup, Grace Blair DePue, and Margaret Wheat
Collection place:
Northeastern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Atsugewi
Maker or artist:
Kate
Collector:
C. J. Lee
Collection date:
unknown
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1955 and February 19, 1945
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 10 inches and height 7 inches
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