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Receptacle basket

Museum number:
1-10103
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010103
Alternate number:
218 (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:
Receptacle basket; Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Single-rod coiling with interlocking stitching; with flaring sides and a pedestal. Decoration: horizontal bands in red.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Sheep Ranch, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Sheep Ranch
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Pinky
Collector:
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 soup once it had been prepared.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 65 centimeters and height 27 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: "ututi" - big; "tcoti" (?); "luwota" refers to step-like motif design element; "wabolasi" refers to continous band motif; "noepa" refers to broken band motif.
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