collected to June, 1915
16 in HIGH
(40.64 cm HIGH)
Near Big Meadows, Plumas Co.
Museum Purchase

Basket cone, twined weave, prepared willow & grass blades. Arrow-feather design at top, & bent-knee pattern below in black fern root. Used as pack or transportation utensil. "Burden basket type, made for sale. Conifer root, beargrass, black-dyed conifer root, rim bound with split maple shoots. Many Northeastern Maidu burden baskets of this site and type exist, they seem to have been an item commonly made for sale." (Bruce Bernstein and Craig Bates, 7/91)

Used: made for sale

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