Hearst Museum Portal

Seed beater

Museum number:
1-19735
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010019735
Accession number:
Acc.499
Object count:
1
Description:
Seed beater; twined. Warp and weft are Willow (Salix). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis).
Donor:
Edward W. Gifford and University Appropriation
Collection place:
North Fork, Madera County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Madera; North Fork
Culture or time period:
Western Mono
Collector:
Edward W. Gifford
Collection date:
December 1915
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Context of use:
Also used for parching seeds.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
51 centimeters
Comment:
Published: UC-PAAE 31 #2 pl 10 a. Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 43
Images:
Legacy documentation: