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Carrying basket

Museum number:
1-10498
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010498
Alternate number:
32 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Carrying basket; twined. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Rim is Willow. Bands of herring bone design.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Kelly Ranch, Amador County, California
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Redbud, Sedge, and Willow
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.2 Gathering
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Burden basket.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 68 centimeters and diameter 57.5 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 36.
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