Dakota beaded canvas awl case

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Description A narrow cylindrical Dakota canvas awl case with wood base. The exterior is beaded in horizontal stripes of green, yellow and blue. A strip of leather beaded with blue beads hangs from the top of the case. A leather thong for hanging terminates in a metal jingle cone that has dyed yellow horsehair projecting from the tip. Awl case was collected in Mandan, North Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 inches length (case)
8 1/2 inches length (leather thong)
1/2 inch diameter
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bryant, David K.
Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in United States
Dakota Indians--Implements
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1888
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 66.154.7

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