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Toy burden basket

Museum number:
1-13451
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010013451
Alternate number:
15 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.292, Acc.295, Acc.296, Acc.298, and Acc.301
Object count:
1
Description:
Toy burden basket; twined. Warp is Hazel (Corylus cornuta californica), weft is Conifer root (Pinophyta). White pattern is Beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax). Red pattern is Redbud bark (Cercis occidentalis). Basal hoops of Willow (Salix). Oblong, not of genuine Indian form. Design 1 "flying geese.
Donor:
Edward Sapir
Collection place:
Montgomery Creek, Shasta County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Shasta; Montgomery Creek
Culture or time period:
Northern or Central Yana
Collector:
Edward Sapir
Collection date:
1907
Materials:
Common beargrass, Conifer root, Hazel, and Redbud bark
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Corylus cornuta californica, Pinophyta, and Xerophyllum tenax
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1907
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 18 centimeters, length 16.5 centimeters, and length 10.6 centimeters
Comment:
Photo: "15-4785" Added in pencil: "hazel/conifer root/squaw grass redbud bark" Remarks: Crossed out, "For materials see Suplementary Cat. 1 Page 95
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