Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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large needle
  • United States
  • large needle, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • horn, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 35.5 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 14 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5618

The long piece of horn is squared in cross section. One end is tapered, the other end has a relatively small hole through it. It has dark yellow to light brown coloration.