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Hupa, Karok, or Yurok cooking basket
Hupa, Karok, or Yurok Indians, Creator
Hupa, Karok, or Yurok Indians, Creator
Date Created and/or Issued
19th - early 20th century
Publication Information
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Box 951549, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549;
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Fowler Museum of Cultural History
California Indian Baskets
Rights Information
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Materials: willow or hazel sticks; spruce roots; bear grass. Design: adaptation of a design used on hats for little girls
The raised decorative band around the circumference of the basket indicates it was made to be used as a food bowl to make acorn mush
physical object
Dia.21cm x H. 12 cm
Ethnic California
California, Northwest

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