Dakota awl case

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Description Conical Dakota buckskin case used to carry an awl. The case, and a long flap attached to its opening, are completely covered in beadwork. Tassels bound in quillwork and terminating in tinkler cones emanate from both the bottom of the case and the bottom of the flap. The tinkler cones cover dyed horsehair bundles.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 27 inches length
5/8 inch diameter
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Wilson, Frederick N.
Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9999.3

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