Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCAWL42

Category: Case - Awl

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood, leather, brass, buckskin, sinew.

Description: Brass pins were pushed into commercial leather and cut off before the edges of the cylinder were sinew sewn together. A cap of leather with a similar design covers the case, which contains a hard wooden awl. A buckskin carrying thong is looped through the cap.

Dimensions: Length 14.5 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 93

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