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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 dyed horse hair 63 rawhide 1018 cotton thread 354 glass beads 689 tin cones 81
Names
awl case 36 awl 39
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 7 x 14.625 in, case width: .5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Rawhide tube wrapped with cotton thread strung glass seed beads: white background with two (2) translucent red with translucent gold and black design sections. Top flap is tanned hide piece split in two sections on end with 1"L top portion in white with three black squares centered vertically, medium blue and white bead-edged, ending in tin cones tied through hide strip with some red dyed horse hair. Bottom tab is plain with medium blue bead-edged one side and white bead-edged side and two empty tin cones tied through on end. Two (2) thin hide pieces tied through top opening for attachments. Awl is thin wood branch carved to a rather blunt point.
Accession Number:
NA.106.944

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