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Jar basket

Museum number:
1-20950
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Alternate number:
148 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Jar basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud. Black pattern is Devil's horn (Proboscidea althaeifolia). Flaring below with upper part of wall vertical; 4 black lines form a meander pattern. Top and bottom of each meander crowned with 3 black triangles.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Weldon, Kern county, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; Weldon
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Devil's horn, Redbud, and Yucca
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Proboscidea (plant), Sporobolus rigens, and Yucca
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 6 inches and length 11.5 inches
Comment:
Additional original numbers: 21, 152, 213. Published: Mason's Aboriginal Basketry p. 478, p. 192. For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 58.
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