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Basket used with stone mortar for pulverizing acorns  (Food Gathering and Preparation)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Willow, conifer root, bear grass

Techniques:

Twined

Dimensions:

42.5 x 14.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, California, Karuk (Karok), Native Americans, North America, Northern California

Site Name:

Klamath River

County:

Del Norte County, Humboldt County, Siskiyou County

State:

California

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; collected or purchased by George Heye before 1922; presumably given to his wife Thea Heye, who donated it to MAI in 1922.

Source ID:

NMAI_122382

Catalog Number:

11/3548

Album Name:

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