Woman's Awl Case

Unknown people (Plains), Central Plains, Plains

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late 19th century

Leather, glass beads, sinew, and porcupine quills

Overall: 6 1/2 × 11/16 in. (16.5 × 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26043

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Sewing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Studies Exhibition, Bartlett Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-September 1987.

Provenance

Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920‘s-1930‘s; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father‘s will], 1981.

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