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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Awl case, before 1936
  • Wood, leather, glass
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 18 1/8 in, dia.: 7/8 in (L: 46.0 cm, dia.: 2.2 cm)
  • Gift of the Heirs of George C. Stone, 1936
  • E21833


This is an awl case with a conical shape and beaded designs of white and orange bands some with green borders. There are thongs at the bottom beaded in bands of dark green and white. There is a stick but no awl inside the case. The case is closed with a cap of white and yellow beads and thong.