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Burden basket

Museum number:
1-12831a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210112831a@2cb
Alternate number:
2114 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.303, Acc.304, Acc.307, and Acc.310
Object count:
2
Description:
Very old peeled willow (Salix) burden basket. Later used on top of 10-20 ft pole to drive thunder from area.
Donor:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Klamath Reservation, Klamath County, Oregon
Culture or time period:
Klamath Lake and Modoc
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1907
Materials:
Willow
Taxon:
Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1907
Context of use:
Very old, once a burden basket. Later used on top of 10 - 20 ft. pole to drive thunder from area.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 40 centimeters and diameter 58 centimeters
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