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Basket

Museum number:
1-10294
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010294
Alternate number:
510 (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:
Basket; coiled. Warp is Hazel (Corylus cornuta californica), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. 3-Rod coiling with non-interlocking stitches; wide-mouthed with sloping sides. 2 horizontal bands of large, solid red triangles. Bottom has been mended, and the rim is damaged in several areas.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Soulsbyville, Tuolumne county, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Tuolumne; Soulsbyville
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Louisa Butcher
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Hazel and Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Corylus cornuta californica
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 35 centimeters and height 20.5 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: "tapatapu" - redbud; "kitceya" - triangular design; "lututta" - long design; "luyunu" - ?. Materials: For further information. cf. Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 41. Photo: 15-4878. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 45.
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