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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-20947
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Alternate number:
134 (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 color is mud-dyed Brake fern (Pteris quilina). With butterfly pattern in rectangles arranged in 8 spiral groups, 11 rectangles to a spiral.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Fork of Kern River, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; South Fork of Kern River
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Maker or artist:
Mother of Mrs. Miranda
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Mud
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, Sporobolus rigens, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Context of use:
To be burnt on grave.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 17.25 inches and width 8 inches
Comment:
Additional original number: 6. For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 58.
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