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Object Name Basket
Other Name Mortar Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0046
Place of Origin CA, USA
Date c.1900
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1933
Made By Pomo
Used By Pomo
Object Description Mortar basket with open bottom and flared sides that increase in diameter towards top. Twined, with three shades of brown, alternating in patterned rows. Two raised twined bands are present, one near top edge and one near bottom.
Material willow, sedge grass, bracken fern or bulrush
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 7.125
Diameter (in) 18