Dakota beaded quillwork 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. It is trimmed with leather thongs that are wrapped with dyed red, purple and yellow porcupine quills; the thongs terminate in metal cones that have yellow yarn projecting from the larger end. The case also has white, yellow and dark blue glass beadwork. The case is from the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10.5 inches length (overall)
Nomenclature Case (container)
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
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.17

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