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Scoop

Museum number:
1-4012
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Alternate number:
1010 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.114
Object count:
1
Description:
Scoop basket; twined. Warp is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis), weft is Willow (Salix). Rim bound with cane.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Picayune rancheria, Madera County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
from the Chukchansi at Picyuna (Katanin) 5 m from coarse Gold, Madera county.
Culture or time period:
Chukchansi
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection date:
January 8-17, 1904
Materials:
Cane, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Called (seed-beater) though unhandled.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 34.6 centimeters
Comment:
Native name: "xalai" (seed-beater). Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 6.
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