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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20989
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
162 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Schoenoplectus acutus), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Yucca. Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). With black zigzag design on lower portion; near upper edge 7 pairs of steps formed by 3 squares placed one above other in spiral fashion. Steps in brown and black.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern
Culture or time period:
Shoshone
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Yucca
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, Schoenoplectus acutus, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 3.875 inches and length 8.25 inches
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary Cat. 1, p. 94.
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