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Sifter basket

Museum number:
1-2991
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010002991
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Sifter basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Three complex colored bands, designs in redbud shoot and brackenfern root materials, horizontal zigzags and linear bands.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Yokuts
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 49 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 93.
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