Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast or Native Arctic peoples
  • needle, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • bone, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 8.2 x 0.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 1/4 x 5/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0588
Label Text

This needle is carved from bone. There is a rectangular eye at one end, and two rounded expansions at the eye end, one incised with an "X."