Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • folder, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • bone, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 14.6 x 1.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 3/4 x 11/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4995

The flat length of bone has a slightly rounded surface. One end tapers to a rounded point, the other is nearly straight.

It was used to flatten seams in rush mats.