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Basket

Museum number:
1-3070
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010003070
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Two rows of dark colored triangles with quail-plumb design. Per Ralph Shanks: Probably Patwin, Wintu did not use coiling technique.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
North Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Patwin
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud, Sedge, and Willow
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Photo: "15-6081; 15-4049" Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 53
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