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Bread basket

Museum number:
1-10088
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010088
Alternate number:
197 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Description:
Bread basket; Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Shallow and flaring, of 1-stick coiling technique with interlocking stitches. Design consists of a horizontal row of solid red inverted triangles at rim and a horizontal row of upwards-pointed red triangles beneath this first row.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Vallecito, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Vallecito
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Brake fern and Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Form approaches that of the regular bread basket, such as 1-10158 and 1-10152.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 48.5 centimeters and height 10 centimeters
Comment:
Materials: Cf. also Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 41. Photo: 15-4967. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 49. Context of use: "Form approaches that of the regular bread basket, such as 1-10158 and 1-10152".
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