Dakota quillwork awl case

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Description Dakota awl case from either North or South Dakota. It has long buckskin fringe decoration that is wrapped with quillwork and terminates in tin jingle cones that have dyed blue horsehair projecting from the wider end.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 45 inches length (overall)
8 inches length (case)
5/8 inches diameter
Nomenclature Case (container)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Used in (possibly) South Dakota, United States
Used in (possibly) North Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Implements
Dakota Indians--Embroidery
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 3804.E375.2

User Comments

  • Laura Youngbird on April 4, 2018 10:17:50 AM

    loan request from Plains Art Museum

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