Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • awl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • bone, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 7.8 x 0.8 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 3 1/16 x 5/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4980

The awl has a knob at one end and the other is tapered to a point.