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Basket

Museum number:
1-14515
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Alternate number:
50/2117 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.353
Object count:
1
Description:
Basket; coiled. Warp is possibly Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is dyed Redbud bark. Zigzag design of black rhomboidal figures.
Donor:
American Museum of Natural History
Collection place:
Chico, Butte County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Butte; Chico
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
Mrs. T. K. Gibbs
Collection date:
1901
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1908
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 7.5 centimeters and diameter 19 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 33.
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