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Storage basket

Museum number:
1-14517
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Alternate number:
2735 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.353
Object count:
1
Description:
Storage basket; coiled. Warp and red are Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Red pattern is Redbud bark. Reddish zigzag design of triangles and straight lines.
Donor:
American Museum of Natural History
Collection place:
Chico, Butte County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Butte; Chico
Culture or time period:
Maidu
Collector:
C. F. Briggs
Collection date:
1901
Materials:
Redbud and Redbud bark
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1908
Context of use:
Storage basket.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
diameter 68.5 centimeters and height 42.5 centimeters
Comment:
Remarks: For materials see Supplementary catalogue 1, p. 33.
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