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Sifting basket

Museum number:
1-12213
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010012213
Alternate number:
1270 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.291, Acc.292, Acc.293, and Acc.294
Object count:
1
Description:
Tray basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud.
Donor:
Edward Sapir, Pliny Earle Goddard, and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Dogwood Creek, Butte County, California
Culture or time period:
Konkow and Maidu
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
July 1907
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1907
Context of use:
Sifting basket.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Samuel A. Barrett field notes, p. 92: "k!opim...Informant says this basket is of maple & looks like regular Maidu basket". Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Cat. 1 Page 34.
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