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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-21016
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Alternate number:
96 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is unknown, weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Vase-like coiled basket with stem and base. Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Black design resembling Chinese characters.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Mariposa; Yosemite Valley
Culture or time period:
Chukchansi
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod, E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection, and Julia Jones
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern and Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Pteris quilina
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 7.5 inches and width 4.75 inches
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 94.
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