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Mortar basket

Museum number:
1-2975
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Accession number:
Acc.42
Object count:
1
Description:
Mortar basket; coiled. Warp is Epicampes (Sporobolus rigens), weft is Sedge (Carex). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Black pattern is Brake fern (Pteris quilina). Seven red bands. Asphalt around bottom.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
South Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Tübatulabal
Collector:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Brake fern, Redbud, and Sedge
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, Pteris quilina, and Sporobolus rigens
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
May 2, 1902
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 73.
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