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Winnower

Museum number:
1-2976
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010002976
Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Winnowing tray; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Ten colored bands, etc.; design of linear bands and 1 row of diamonds in red Joshua tree root material.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Panamint and Shoshone
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Context of use:
Plaque for meal sifting and seed parching.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 38 centimeters
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 44.
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