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Basket

Museum number:
1-164432
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010164432
Accession number:
Acc.2311
Object count:
2
Count note:
1 bag of fragments
Description:
Coiled; oval-shaped and rather large. Decoration: 5 rows of black zigzag designs; bracken fern root. Single-rod coiling with interlocking stitches. Rim is broken in numerous places.
Donor:
Stuart C. Way
Collection place:
Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Stuart C. Way
Collection date:
unknown
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1967
Context of use:
Said to have been used as a "laundry basket.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 37 centimeters, length 83 centimeters, and width 63.5 centimeters
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