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Mortar basket

Museum number:
1-3038
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010003038
Alternate number:
35 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Mortar basket; twined. Warp is willow (Salix), weft is gray pine (Pinus sabiniana). Red pattern is redbud (Cercis occidentalis). willow hoop bound with grape (Vitus californica). Twine and T - weave.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
North Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
Pomo type. Undocumented.
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Conifer root, Grape root, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pinus sabiniana, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 20 inches
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 46.
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