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Carrying basket

Museum number:
1-21000
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010021000
Alternate number:
2 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Carrying basket; twined. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Skunkbush (Rhus trilobata). Red pattern is Yucca. Red dye is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). With encircling band of zigzag design near top, about middle of basket 2 simple red encircling lines; carrying strap attached.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern
Culture or time period:
Shoshone
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud, Skunkbush sumac, Willow, and Yucca
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Rhus trilobata, Salix, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Cat 1 p 94.
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