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Metal awl with bone handle / Emil William Lenders

Curatorial Remarks

This was probably used for leather working. Original awls were probably made from bone.

Tags: awl, metal
People: Ponca
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Metal awl with bone handle
Creator(s): 
Emil William Lenders
Culture: 
Native American; Ponca (artist and user)
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
bone, metal
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.762
Previous Number(s): 
8426.762; 28241
Department: 
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