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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20877
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Alternate number:
87 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp and weft are Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud bark and Brake fern (Woodwardia spinulosa).
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Big Meadows (historical place), Plumas County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Plumas; Big Meadows
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern and Redbud bark
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Woodwardia spinulosa
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Production date:
ca.
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 10.5 inches, length 11 inches, and length 4 inches
Comment:
Additional original number: 78. Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Cat. 1, p. 33.
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