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Dakota beaded leather awl case
Description Soft leather awl case has a beaded exterior using white, yellow, green and blue glass seed beads, with white scalloped beadwork edge trimming. The base has long leather fringe that is wrapped with dyed red quills. A leather thong for hanging the case is also wrapped with quill. Awl case was collected in Mandan, North Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches length excluding fringe
2 inches width
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bryant, David K.
Collected in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Indians of North America--Great Plains
Used in United States
Dakota Indians--Implements
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Exactly 1888
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.154.11