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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-4114
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010004114
Alternate number:
113-G (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.101
Object count:
1
Description:
Old truncate-cone, coiled. Joined triangle patterns in red. Tag "No Loc". Tag on interior "113.g". Per Ralph Shanks: Coiled flaring basket. The foundation is single rod. The start is twined. The background wefts are sedge root (Carex) and the design wefts are redbud Cercis occidentalis). The design is two circles at the base and three rows of triangles on the sides. The basket has an exterior workface with a leftward work direction. The weft fag ends are clipped and concealed. The rim is plain wrapped, in poor condition, with a slightly tapered coil ending. The basket is from the Pomo or one of their neighbors.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
North Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Redbud and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex and Cercis occidentalis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1903
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 32 centimeters and height 11.6 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 52" Per Ruth Merrill: Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis).
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