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Basket

Museum number:
1-14682
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Accession number:
Acc.378
Object count:
1
Description:
Basket; coiled. Warp is possibly Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is dyed Redbud bark.
Donor:
Mrs. John Bidwell
Collection place:
Chico, Butte County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Butte; Chico
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Maker or artist:
Wife of Chief Lafonso
Collector:
Mrs. John Bidwell
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1909
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Remarks: Made by the wife of Chief Lafonso. For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 33.
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