Awl and case

Image 1 for Awl and case
Usage Conditions Apply
  • thumbnail for Image 1 - Awl and case
  • thumbnail for Image 2 - Awl and case
Culture/People
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)
Possible collector
Joseph Kossuth Dixon (Joseph K. Dixon), Non-Indian, 1856-1926
Previous owner
Joseph Kossuth Dixon (Joseph K. Dixon), Non-Indian, 1856-1926
Edith R. Dixon (Edith Sloane Reid/Mrs. Joseph Kossuth Dixon), Non-Indian, 1891-1969
Seller
Edith R. Dixon (Edith Sloane Reid/Mrs. Joseph Kossuth Dixon), Non-Indian, 1891-1969
Object Name
Awl and case
Media/Materials
Hide, glass bead/beads, wood, cotton thread
Techniques
Bead-wrapped, edge beaded, carved
Object Type
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Place
Fort Belknap, Fort Belknap Reservation; Blaine County; Montana; USA (inferred)
Date created
1880-1920
Collection History
Probably collected between 1909 and 1913 by Joseph Kossuth Dixon (1856-1926, a photographer and filmmaker) during his work on the "Wanamaker Expedition of Citizenship," which was sponsored by Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928, of the Wanamaker department stores) to present American flags to 189 tribes and emphasize the importance of Native citizenship; purchased by MAI from Joseph Dixon's widow, Edith R. Dixon (1891-1969), in 1927.
Catalog Number
15/6997
Barcode
156997.000
See related items
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact Us
Have a concern, a correction, or something to add? Contact us: https://nmai.si.edu/collections-statement