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Mush basket

Museum number:
1-14625
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Accession number:
Acc.372
Object count:
1
Description:
Mush basket; coiled. Warp is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis), weft is Redbud. Black pattern is mud-dyed Brake fern (Pteris quilina). With three black bands.
Donor:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection place:
Lake Tahoe, United States
Verbatim coll. place:
Lake Tahoe
Culture or time period:
Washo
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Mud, and Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Pteris quilina
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1909
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 63.
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