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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20959
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Alternate number:
166 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Devil's horn (Proboscidea althaeifolia). With two bands consisting of red diamonds bordered by white set in black field.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Kern River Valley, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; Kern Valley
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Maker or artist:
Mrs. Francisco Chico
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Devil's horn and Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Proboscidea (plant), and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 9.5 inches and width 5.25 inches
Comment:
Additional original number: 51. Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1 p 58.
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