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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20860
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010020860
Alternate number:
69 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge. Black pattern is Sedge bark (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). In weave "tsai." Sea urchin shaped. Zigzag spiral pattern in red.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Mendocino County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Mendocino
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud, Sedge, and Willow
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 8 inches and width 3.625 inches
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 49
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