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Storage basket

Museum number:
1-20855
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
63 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Storage basket; twined. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge root (Carex) and Pine (Pinus). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Hoop is Willow, bound with Grape (Vitus californica). Twined weave "bamtuc." Red decorative pattern in four bands. Second origin. no. 309.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Mendocino County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Mendocino
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod, E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection, and J. H. Mallett Jr.
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Grape root, Pine, Redbud, Sedge, and Willow
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pinus, Salix, and Vitis californica
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 19.625 inches and width 17.75 inches
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 50
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