Dakota beaded canvas awl case
|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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||6 inches length (case)
8 1/2 inches length (leather thong)
1/2 inch diameter
|Creation||Made by Dakota Indians
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
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
|Dates||Creation: Approximately 1888
|Holding Type||3D Objects|