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Bowl basket

Museum number:
1-10613
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Alternate number:
5 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.256
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Very large old deep coiled basket. "Purchased from an old Indian woman at Capistrano, but made at Aguida." Comment may have meant made by Aguida, there are several women by the name of Aguida that lived a San Juan Capistrano, including one photographed by Grace Nicholson in the book "In and Out of the Old Missions of California: An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions" by George Wharton James on page 66 plate XIVa. Bowl basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens). Epicampes is Sumac (Rhus). Black pattern is Rush (Juncus) dyed in Suaeda. Yellow dye is derived from Parosela.
Donor:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Collection place:
Mission San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
San Juan Capistrano. California; Aguida
Production place:
Aguida, Santa Barbara County, California
Culture or time period:
Acjachemen and LuiseƱo
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Rush and Sumac
Taxon:
Dalea, Juncus, Rhus, Sporobolus rigens, and Suaeda
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 24 centimeters and diameter 56.5 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: "15-12305" Published: "A.M.N.H. Vol. 20 P. 181" Remarks: "For materials see Supplementary C. 1, P. 18.
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