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Carrying basket

Museum number:
1-3028
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Alternate number:
2 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Carrying basket; twined. Warp is possibly Willow (Salix), weft is Alder root (Alnus rubra) and Willow. Red pattern is Redbud bark (Cercis occidentalis). Five complex bands in red.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
North Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Alder, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Alnus rubra, Cercis occidentalis, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 47.
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