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Burden basket

Museum number:
1-19719
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Accession number:
Acc.499
Object count:
1
Description:
Burden basket; twined. Warp is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis), weft is Sedge (Carex). Rim is bound with Redbud.
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 Sedge
Taxon:
Carex and Cercis occidentalis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Context of use:
Carrying basket.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 75 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 42
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