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Object ID 4/0009
Collection Indian (Native American)
Object Name Klamath basket
Place of Origin Northern California
Caption 4/0009 Klamath basket, bottom, detail
Description Klamath River Tribes (Hupa, Yurok, Karok) basket with foot,
Annotation by Dr. Dawson:
Klamath River Tribes twined footed basket, made for sale.
WARP TYPE: peeled shoots.
WEAVE: plain twined
AUXILIARY WEAVE: 3-strand twining.
SLANT OF TWISTS: up to the right
WARP INSERTIONS: Butts project on back face
SPLICES: Fag Ends caught between warps, stub trimmed on back face, Moving Ends caught between warps stub trimmed on back face.
STARTING KNOT: crossing of warps.
SELVAGE: trimmed and sticks bound on rim.
MATERIALS: WARP: peeled shoots hazel, Corylus rostrata. WEFT: split roots, Pinus sp. and willow, Salix sp. DESIGN OVERLAY: Woodwardia fern midrib fiber; maidenhair fern, stem, Adiantum pedatum, and Xerophyllum tenax leaf.
Other Name Klamath River Tribes basket