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Cooking basket

Museum number:
1-2330
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Alternate number:
914 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.86 and Acc.99
Object count:
1
Description:
Cooking basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Flattish. Decoration: faint horizontal red band beneath the rim; in redbud. Single rod coiling, with interlocking stitches.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection date:
1903
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 7 centimeters and diameter 22 centimeters
Comment:
Described as having been rather old at time of purchase. Materials, techniques: For further information, cf. Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 39.
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