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Jar basket

Museum number:
1-10832
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010832
Alternate number:
838 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.264, Acc.265, and Acc.266
Object count:
1
Description:
Jar basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Small nicely made bottleneck basket with long quail plumes at the shoulder and 3 bands of rattlesnake pattern.
Donor:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Mitcahai
Collector:
Francis A. Riddell and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
February 1907
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1907
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Native name: "o'sa". Photo: 15-4966. Published: B.A.E.B. 78 Pl 50. Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, P. 75.
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