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Winnowing tray

Museum number:
1-2980
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Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Winnowing tray; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Black pattern is Sedge bark (Carex). Coiled basketry meal plaque. Design in horizontal layout of checker band and linear bands in red Joshua tree root material.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Panamint and Shoshone
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud and Sedge bark
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Context of use:
Meal plaque.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 43 centimeters
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 44.
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