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Mortar basket

Museum number:
1-456
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Alternate number:
153 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.13
Object count:
1
Description:
Mortar hopper basket; plain-twined bamtush weave. Warp is willow (Salix), weft is possibly gray pine (Pinus sabiniana). Red pattern is redbud (Cercis occidentalis). 7 red bands.
Donor:
John Purvine Stanley and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Walker Creek, Marin county, California
Verbatim coll. place:
Walker Indians?
Culture or time period:
Coast Yuki and Northern Pomo
Maker or artist:
Wife of Captain Bill
Collector:
John Purvine Stanley and Philip Mills Jones
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Conifer root, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pinus sabiniana, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
August 1901
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 53.
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