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Basketry material

Museum number:
1-10373a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210110373a@2dc
Alternate number:
B54 (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:
3
Description:
Bundle of milkweed stems; Asclepias cordifolia. Used as string material; milkweed roots also have medicinal uses.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Chicken Ranch, Tuolumne County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Tuolumne; Chicken Ranch
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Taxon:
Asclepias
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used as string material; milkweed roots also have medicinal uses. For use of root see 1-10369.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
width 2 centimeters and length 94 centimeters
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