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Burden basket  (Containers and Vessels)  "circa 1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1910

Materials:

Willow, redbud, bear grass

Techniques:

Twined

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, California, Central California, Mewuk (Miwok), Native Americans, North America, Sierra Mewuk (Sierra Miwok), Yokuts

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Marion Eppley (1883-1960, US Navy captain during World Wars I and II and founder of the Eppley Laboratory of Newport, Rhode Island, makers of precision scientific instruments); donated to MAI by Mr. Eppley in 1955.

Source ID:

NMAI_238986

Catalog Number:

22/4421

Album Name:

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