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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-10261
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010261
Alternate number:
384 (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
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix) and Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Flat, with two thin, parallel, horizontal red bands encircling the basket by way of design, made with redbud. Single rod coiled with interlocking stitches.
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
Maker or artist:
Maria
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Salix, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 9 centimeters and diameter 31.5 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: design name - "pisissi" or "telahu". Miwok term for the red of design is "yotcolcis". For materials, cf. Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 39. Photo: 15-4972. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 48.
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