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Awl Case


Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))


19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Awl Case, Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, beads, metal bugle beads
Size: 8 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (20.48 x 3.81 x 2.54 cm) (without fringe and tie)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: blue, pink and white striped case with metal bugle beads attached to leather fringe; six large blue beads on tie; cover pulls back but is attached to case
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation in honor of Dr. Evan M. Maurer, Director Emeritus, for his visionary leadership of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1988-2005
Accession Number: 2004.70.14
Added to Site: March 1, 2009