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Sifting tray

Museum number:
1-10065
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010065
Alternate number:
172 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Description:
Sifter basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is possibly Maple (Acer macrophyllum). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Flat and circular. Decoration consists of two horizontal red bands of redbud encircling the sifter.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Angels Camp, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Angels Camp
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Manuella
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
August 29, 1906
Materials:
Maple and Redbud
Taxon:
Acer macrophyllum, Cercis occidentalis, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.2 Gathering
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used as a sifting tray.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 4.3 centimeters and diameter 36.5 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: hetalu. For materials, see Supplementary Cat. 1, p. 39.
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