Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0003

Category: Basket

Region: California

Tribe: Costanoan

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Deer grass root foundation as a bundle, sewn with strands of split sedge root; white glass beads

Description: Acorn flour sifting basket woven with a non-interlocking stitch and with large white opaque beads woven into the outside base in two concentric rings.

Dimensions: Width 9.125 inches; Height 1.75 inches


San Juan Batista area


Letter describing this basket from Craig Bates, Curator of Ethnography, Yosemite National Park Service, December 14, 1990

Notes (click on note to open):

Craig D. Bates 1990

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