Dakota beaded hide awl case

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Description A Dakota leather awl case, circa 1900. The case has a flap closure and a thong at the top to attach to a belt. The case is beaded overall with predominantly blue beads. The flap and bottom edge have attached rawhide thongs that terminate in metal cones with red yarn tassels projecting from the larger end. The case is from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 17.5 inches length (overall)
Nomenclature Awl case
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Implements
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.18

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