Lanyard and Pick

Lanyard and Pick

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Description
Physical Description
Bone carving.
General History
Soldiers who were held prisoner faced enormous boredom. They would often find debris and use it to make objects to pass the time.
Object Name
lanyard
associated date
1861 - 1865
Physical Description
bone (overall material)
gutta percha (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 8 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 21.59 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
AF.69076M
catalog number
69076M
accession number
261780
Credit Line
Catherine A. Kibler
subject
POWs
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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