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This weave is called "Bamtush" by the Indians. The warp is willow rods, the weft carex roots and splints of cercis. Colors ecru and brown. Edge shows the ends of the rods fastened by a 3-strand border.

Provenance

Gift of George Meacham in 1916.

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Meacham

Native American (Pomo), before 1916

Object Place

California (Central), United States

Dimensions

11.75 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.149

Medium or Technique

Willow rods, carex roots, and cercis splints

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry