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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-3078
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
43 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Small coiled bowl basket with bottom rim. Black cross patterns. On bottom sticker "Mrs. PA Hearst" Second sticker "43". Third sticker "Chumash Attrib.". Tag "Chumash [crossed out] Mission". Per Ralph Shanks: Coiled pedastal basket. The coil foundation is three rod juncus. The wefts are orange, tan, and black-dyed juncus. There are cross/diamond designs in black dyed juncus in a primary band one coil below the rim. The basket has an interior workface with a few bound under and primarily clipped weft fag ends and a rightward work direction. On the pedastal the workface is on the exterior. The rim is plain wrapped with one back stitch. Chumash due to the use of three rod juncus, primarily clipped fag ends, and design layout.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Southern California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Chumash
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Juncus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 14.5 centimeters and height 6 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: 15-12263. Published: Anthro Papers AMNH, vol 20 pp 179, 182. Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 7" Ruth Merrill says that the warp is composed of Epicampes.
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