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Plate basket

Museum number:
1-19825
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Accession number:
Acc.508
Object count:
1
Description:
Plate basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Willow (Salix). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Checker board design. Much worn.
Donor:
Thomas T. Waterman and University Appropriation
Collection place:
South Fork of Kern River, Kern County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Kern; South Fork of Kern River
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Collector:
Thomas T. Waterman
Collection date:
June 1916
Materials:
Redbud and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Salix, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 38.7 centimeters
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 57.
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