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Canoe shaped basket

Museum number:
1-407
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Alternate number:
104 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.13
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Canoe shaped basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge (Carex). Black pattern is Sedge bark. Red designs of diagonally crossing zigzag bands.
Donor:
John Purvine Stanley and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Sonoma; Alexander Valley
Culture or time period:
Wappo
Maker or artist:
Rosa
Collector:
John Purvine Stanley and Philip Mills Jones
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Sedge bark and Willow
Taxon:
Carex and Salix exigua Nutt. var. hindsiana
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
August 1901
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 46.
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