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Tray

Museum number:
1-14519
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Alternate number:
783 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.353
Object count:
1
Description:
Tray basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Four-pointed design of black rhomboidal figures.
Donor:
American Museum of Natural History
Collection place:
Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; El Dorado; Spanish Flat
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
Carl Purdy
Collection date:
1900
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:
diameter 45 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 34.
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