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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20944
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Alternate number:
99 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Yucca. Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). White dye is Redbud. With brown step pattern bordered with black lines arranged in 7 spirals.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Caliente Creek, Walker Basin, Kern County
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; Caliente Creek
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, Sporobolus rigens, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 21.25 centimeters, height 26 centimeters, diameter 54 centimeters, and width 10.375 centimeters
Comment:
Additional original number: 16. Published: Mason's Aboriginal Basketry, p. 478, pl. 192. For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 58.
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