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Museum number:
1-20942
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Alternate number:
304 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Jar basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Willow (Salix). Red pattern is Yucca, black pattern is Break fern (Sporobolus rigens). Neck coiled basket with red zigzag design above black design of oblique rows of dots. Shoulder ornamented with red yarn and quail crests.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Kelso Valley, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; Kelso Valley
Culture or time period:
Kawaiisu
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Salix, Sporobolus rigens, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 10.5 centimeters and diameter 12.7 centimeters
Comment:
Additional original numer: 121. Remarks: For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 14.
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