Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sewing needle
  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • sewing needle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 12 x 0.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 3/4 x 5/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4986

The length of wood is tapered to a point at one end. The blunted end has a round hole through it. It is slightly bent at the pointed end.