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Dakota beaded canvas awl case
Description Narrow cylindrical canvas awl case has a 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. An 8.5-centimeter 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 awl case
1/2 inch diameter
8 1/2 inches length leather thong
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: Approximately 1888
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.154.7