Burden-basket – Pomo
Edward Curtis (1868-1952)
Plate no. 475: Burden-basket – Pomo
From: The North American Indian, Volume Fourteen: The Northern California Indians. The Kato. The Wailaki. The Yuki. The Pomo. The Wintun. The Maidu. The Miwok. The Yokuts.
Norwood Massachussettes: The Plimpton Press, 1926
With her basket supported by a tump-line passing across her head, and with seed-beater in hand, this capable matron is ready for a day in the fields harvesting wild seeds, which she will parch and crush into a nutritious and appetizing meal known by the Mexican name pinole.