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Cradle

Museum number:
1-4093
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Accession number:
Acc.101
Object count:
1
Description:
Cradle basket; twined. Warp is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud. 2 layers of fine sticks bound together. Basketry hood and milkweed fiber strap. Boy patterns on back and hood.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Wikchamni
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex and Cercis occidentalis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 32.25 inches
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 76.
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