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Basket

Museum number:
1-10264
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010264
Alternate number:
403 (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:
Basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Coiled; wide-mouthed with sloping sides. Described as very old and much worn when first collected. Decoration: diagonal zigzag design in brown.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Wawona, Mariposa County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Mariposa; Wawona
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 46.5 centimeters and height 22.5 centimeters
Comment:
Described as very old and much worn when first collected. For materials cf. Supplementary Cat. 1, p.42. Photo: 15-4876. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 44. Conservation: Bottom has been extensively repaired and rim is damaged at several spots.
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