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Toy burden basket

Museum number:
1-13450
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010013450
Alternate number:
14 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.292, Acc.295, Acc.296, Acc.298, and Acc.301
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Toy burden basket; twined. Warp is Hazel (Corylus cornuta californica), weft is Conifer root (Pinophyta). White pattern is Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). Red pattern is Redbud bark (Cercis occidentalis). Basal hoops of Willow (Salix).
Donor:
Edward Sapir
Collection place:
Montgomery Creek, Shasta County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Shasta; Montgomery Creek
Culture or time period:
Northern or Central Yana
Collector:
Edward Sapir
Collection date:
1907
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1907
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
Description: "ma manna" Photo: "15-4785" Published: "A.R. 3:3, Pl. 3, c" Added in pencil: "hazel/conifer root/squaw grass redbud bark" Remarks: Crossed out, "For materials see Suplementary Cat. 1 Page 95
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