Illinois Wesleyan University John Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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BASKET
BASKET
TitleBASKET
Case Location0055
Cultural AffiliationPomo
CA detailsor Hupa(?)
Date of Manufacturemid-late 19th Century
DescriptionThis is a food preparation basket. The possible burned places on the interior suggest that it might also have been used for stone boiling. In stone boiling, heated stones are added to a mixture of water and food, such as acorn meal, and stirred to produce porridge.
DescriptorsBASKETRY; COOKWARE
Height12.5 cm
Diameter28.2 cm x 28.7 cm
Type.DigitalImage
RightsIllinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by IWU. Contact archives@titan.iwu.edu or 309-556-1535 for more information.
Collection NameJohn Wesley Powell Collection of Pueblo Pottery (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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