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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-2996
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Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Coiled with vertical meander stripes in black bracken fern root material on sedge root ground.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Central California; South Central
Culture or time period:
Western Mono
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Context of use:
Mush boiling basket (used)
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 18.1 centimeters and diameter 32.5 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 93
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