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Cooking basket

Museum number:
1-10059
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010059
Alternate number:
166 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Cooking basket; coiled. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Sedge (Carex). Pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Decoration: three horizontal zigzags, in black, encircling basket. Brackenfern root is dark material. 3-rod coiling with interlocking stitches. Used for serving food and in cooking.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Rail Road Flat, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Railroad Flat
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Rosie George
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Redbud, Sedge, and Willow
Taxon:
Carex, Cercis occidentalis, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used for serving food and in cooking.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
height 17.8 centimeters and diameter 33.5 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: "pulisa" (generic term for basket type); "loyaa" (design name). Materials, techniques: cf. Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 38. Photo: 15-4876. Published: Milw. Publ. Mus. Bull. v. 2, pl. 44.
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