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Dakota unfinished pipestone paper knife
Description Unfinished red pipestone (catlinite) carving. Its shape suggests that it was intended to become a paper knife.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 3/4 inches length
7/8 inches width
3/8 inches depth
Nomenclature Carving (visual work)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used in Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Indian. Raw Materials
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1905

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2878.E309.1