“the foundation rods (tcu’lüme, n; sa’pu, c) of coiled baskets were gathered when the plants were in their prime, and were stored in bundles or coils for use during the remainder of the year. for certain coiled baskets, rods ten feet long were used. some baskets were coiled clockwise, others contra-clockwise.” [1]

10/01/2012 § Leave a comment

 

 

from top to bottom:
coiled plate-form baskets of single-rod technique
coiled baskets of single-rod technique
coiled baskets of multiple-grass foundation

 

as promised, more plates identifying miwok cultural objects.  for more on the coiled baskets of miwok culture feel free to visit here.

 

see what you find

a young hare

 

 

note:

[1]     today’s title is brought to you from here.

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