Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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one of a set of eleven knitting needles
  • Cowichan or Saanich peoples
  • one of a set of eleven knitting needles, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
  • maple wood, carving
  • Object Length: longest 25 cm
    Object Length: longest 9 13/16 in
    Object Length: shortest 21.5 cm
    Object Length: shortest 8 7/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5570.05
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

This is one of a set of eleven long skinny wooden sticks with points at either end, identified as knitting needles. They are a light natural color. 2007.5570.01 is the longest and 2007.5570.11 is shortest.