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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20960
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Alternate number:
169 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Brown pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Worn as cap; design one broad band with 2 parallel zigzag designs in black broad band bordered top and bottom with simpler designs.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Kern River Valley, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; Kern Valley
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Maker or artist:
Mrs. Francisco Chico
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Yucca
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, Sporobolus rigens, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 4.5 inches and length 8 inches
Comment:
Additional original number: 59. Published: Mason's Aboriginal Basketry, p 284 pl. 40. Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1 p 58.
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