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Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist

Throw-away Basket, n.d.
Juncus (plant material)
5 x 21 x 21 in. (12.7 x 53.34 x 53.34 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Twining)
Credit Line: Pomona College Collection
Accession Number: P5410
Hemispherical basket with flat base. Twined construction with wrapped rim. This type of basket was made quickly and only used as a work basket (ex. used to leach tannic acid from acorn meal.) No decoration.

whole natural juncus

A "Throw-away basket" was quickly made and used only as a work basket. For example, used to leach tannic acid from meal.

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