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Object ID 8921
Object Name Broom
Other Name Brush/acorn duster
Material Organic; Vegetal; Fiber; Spruce
Description Seven bundles of spruce fibers wrapped together with plant stems and cordage. Part of acorn processing kit, used to sweep the interior hopper basked clean after acorns have been pounded.
Dimensions W-140 L-160 cm
Date 19th century
Provenance Daggett Collection. Collected by John R. Daggett in Humboldt County, California in the late 19th century. Sold by John R. Daggett to Jane L. Stanford in 1899. Donated by Jane L. Stanford to the Leland Stanford Jr. Museum in 1899.
Culture Hupa/Karuk/Yurok
Found North America; United States; California; Humboldt County
Collector Daggett, John R.
Collection Anthropology; North America; California
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