Acorn basket; twined. Warp is Hazel (Corylus cornuta californica), weft is Conifer root (Pinophyta). White pattern is Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). Small. Dirty from use. Plain twined. white overlay floated on back. "Hourglass" motif.
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Verbatim coll. place:
Culture or time period:
Alfred L. Kroeber
Common beargrass, Conifer root, and Hazel shoots
Corylus cornuta californica, Pinophyta, and Xerophyllum tenax
Mush basket bowl and Twined weaving
1903, January 15, 1903, and July 15, 1902
Context of use:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
height 8.5 centimeters and diameter 14 centimeters
Published: AAE, II, 4, p 123, fig 97 (design element). For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 78.