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Object Name Basket
Other Name Mortar Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0047
Place of Origin CA, USA
Date 1880-1920
Year Range from 1880.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Made By Pomo
Used By Pomo
Object Description Twined mortar basket with open bottom. Tapers to be wider at top, smaller at bottom. Three brown bands of designs surround basket, with the top band alternating tan and brown triangles, the middle band rectangles and bottom band squares. Probably contains willow and redbud plant material. Red and white paper label on side says, "A 44/Pomo/15.00" -- rest of writing is somewhat illegible but possible says, "Ko/Coll".
Material plant material
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 7
Width (in) 18.5