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Seed beater

Museum number:
1-10240
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010240
Alternate number:
362 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Seed beater; twined. Warp is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis), weft is also Redbud. Weft is turned.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Wawona, Mariposa County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Mariposa; Wawona
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.2 Gathering
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used to harvest seeds.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
23 centimeters, height 7 centimeters, and length 30 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: tsinku.
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