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Storage basket

Museum number:
1-10152
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010152
Alternate number:
271 (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
Description:
Storage basket; Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Large, coarse, and shallow, of single-rod coiling technique with interlocking stitching. Two black horizontal lines encircling the basket constitute the decoration. Materials include willow.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Murphys, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Murphys
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Casoose
Collector:
Mrs. A. D. Black, Mrs. Keilbar, and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used for storing and serving bread upon ordinary occasions.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 17 centimeters and diameter 53 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: 15-4877. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 48.
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