Carving Tool

Carving Tool

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Description
This small pick was used to add tiny details to the wooden carvings such as lines for feathers and different patterns. This tiny tool was crucial to Mr. Oka's success in making his carvings as realistic and detailed as possible. This is one of the few tools he was actually able to use, he and his carving class was very limited on tools and materials due to their incarceration.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carving tool
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
brown (overall color)
silver (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x.635 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
2016.0117.100
accession number
2016.0117
catalog number
2016.0117.100
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Oka
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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