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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-21020
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
511 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Yucca, black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Coiled, flaring bowl shape, unfinished. Design of 5 verical "lightning" bands in dark red and black. 3-rod foundation of willow shoots, sewing strands of split sumac shoots, Joshua tree root (red), and bulrush root (black).
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Southeastern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Panamint
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
1910
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, Willow, and Yucca
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, Salix, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Context of use:
Probably intended as a food container.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 3.25 inches and width 11 inches
Comment:
Made by: women.
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