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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-10173
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010173
Alternate number:
293 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Wide-mouthed with flaring sides. Decoration: very faint band of solid red triangles, alternately up and downwards pointing, beneath rim. 3-rod coiling with interlocking stitches.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Chicken Ranch, Tuolumne County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Tuolumne; Chicken Ranch
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 28 centimeters and height 8.8 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: "pulakka" - basket type; "kitceya" - design name. For materials, cf. Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 39. Note: basket was described as being very old at time of collection.
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