- Plains artist
- Awl case, before 1934
- Leather, glass, metal, wood
- Great Plains, United States
- L: 13 in, W: 1 1/2 in (L: 33.0 cm, W: 3.8 cm)
- Gift of Alice B. Wilson, 1939
Essex Institute Collection
This is an awl case with a wooden awl inside. The case has a tubular shape with a cap and a wooden rod. It is decorated with bead work designs of multicolored chevrons. There is a double strap which hangs from the bottom decorated with tin tassels and a small blue band. One of the tin tassels and some of the glass beads have fallen off.