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Cooking basket

Museum number:
1-2303
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Alternate number:
887 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.86
Object count:
1
Description:
Cooking basket; twined. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is yellow Pine. White pattern is Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). Black dye is Maidenhair fern (Adiantum pedatum). Twined; globular shape. Dusty. Wide design band. White overlay ground, with horizontally striped quadrilaterals stacked in threes. Black maidenhair fern overlay. 2-faced overlay; top row of basket is 3-strand twining, the next two are twill twined, and the fourth is 3-strand. There are also 4 areas of 3-strand twining on the bottom.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Baird (historic place), Shasta county, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Shasta; Baird
Culture or time period:
Wintu
Collector:
Alfred L. Kroeber and John Campbell Merriam
Collection date:
1903
Materials:
Common beargrass, Maidenhair fern, Pine (wood), and Willow
Taxon:
Adiantum pedatum, Salix, and Xerophyllum tenax
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 25 centimeters and height 18 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: "15-2531" Published: "AAE, II, 4, Pl 21, fig 6 AAE, II, 4, p 135, Fig 217" Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 69
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