Dakota pipestone paper knife

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Description A Dakota paper knife carved from red pipestone, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. The handle has been carved to resemble a fish. A paper label affixed to the handle reads "CHARLES. H. BENNETT, Pharmacist / PIPESTONE CITY, MINN. / Fish Handle Paper Knife / Carved from Pipestone by / Dakota Sioux Indians - ".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 inches length
3 1/2 inches height
1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Letter opener
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1905

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2877.E308.2

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