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Awl Case with Awl

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Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))

Date

1890s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Awl Case with Awl, Artist Unknown (Apsaalooka (Crow))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, beads, copper
Size: 6 13/16 x 1 x 1 in. (17.3 x 2.54 x 2.54 cm) (case only, without ties or fringe)
Creation Place: North America, Great Plains region
Culture: Apsaalooka (Crow), North America, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: slightly tapering tube shape with flap cover; striped design in pink, dark blue, green and white beads; fringe at bottom and bottom of flap; awl resembling a long copper needle with very large eye
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 2004.115a,b
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009