The AMICA Library
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Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Small round basket bowl of plaint twining; wefts moving to left; warps of hazel twig, weft of spruce root; wefts dyed red-brown by red alder root; blonde squaw grass overlay band below rim with black zigzag pattern; splint rim or technique of completing rim unknown as missing - weft usually sewn over splint.
Late 19th century - early 20th century
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Splint (hazel), pine root, grass
Decorative and Utilitarian Objects
California, United States
Height: 2 1/2"; diameter: 4 1/2"
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Gift of Miss Ethelyn McKinney, 1941
Small bowl for meal mush, usually acorn porridge. Larger basket bowls were for cooking. Smaller bowls were by the Karok and Hupa.
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