- Museum number
Bowl shaped basket. Tightly woven; heavily used. Decorated with dark double zig zag pattern.
Diameter: 17.80 centimetres
Height: 6.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Freer label: "279. Kern Co. Ind. California. ('Cercis bark "Slough Bark"' later addition in pencil). /// Ethnography Department Christy Collection registration Slip: "Shallow coiled basket of buff coloured grass ("slough grass") with two inwoven horizontal bands of zig zag round the sides, almost black (cercis bark). The pattern is the same inside and out. The edges of the basket have been partially destroyed by weevils. '[Kern Co. Indians'] Manache Tribe California (Mr. Wilcomb)". /// Register addition "Kearn County Indians".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1900C3.131 (old CDMS no.)