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Basket

Museum number:
1-342
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Alternate number:
39 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.13
Object count:
1
Description:
Basket; coiled. Warp is possibly Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is dyed Redbud bark. Joined hook-like patterns in red.
Donor:
John Purvine Stanley and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Greenville, Plumas County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Plumas; Greenville
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
John Purvine Stanley and Philip Mills Jones
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
August 1901
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 13 centimeters and height 9.5 centimeters
Comment:
Maidu, Greenville, Plumas County" "Obtained from Indian School Teacher". Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 33.
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