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Mortar basket

Museum number:
1-20872
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Alternate number:
64 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.511
Object count:
1
Description:
Mortar basket; twined. Warp is Willow (Salix), weft is Pine (Pinus). Red pattern is Redbud (Cercis occidentalis). Weave "bamtuc." Decorative pattern: red in two chainlike bands.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
North Central California
Verbatim coll. place:
California
Culture or time period:
Pomo
Collector:
Edwin Lincoln McLeod and E. L. McLeod Memorial Collection
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Pine, Redbud, and Willow
Taxon:
Cercis occidentalis, Pinus, and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Accession date:
1916
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 18.25 inches and width 6 inches
Comment:
For materials, see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 49
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