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Record 79/826
Copyright New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY
Object ID T0078a-c
Object Name Cases
Description Kiowa Strike-a-Light Bag, Awl Case, Whetstone Case: Beaded and decorated with tin cones along the edge of the closure flap and along the bottom. Six large white beads and six brass beads on the carrying straps and a German Silver button on the flap. There are two twisted thongs hanging from the bottom corners of the bag decorated with tin pieces at intervals and a flat tin piece at the end of each thong (with the exception of one missing).; Medium/Materials: Commercial leather, native tanned leather, glass beads, tin cones, brass beads and German silver button.;
Early Date 1860
Late Date 1870
Medium brass beads and German silver button
Place of Origin Oklahoma, USA
People Kiowa/
Provenance (1) Morning Star Gallery. Santa Fe, New Mexico.; (2) Eugene V. Thaw.;
Used Kiowa
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Last modified on: March 02, 2006