Pipestone rectangular tablet

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Titles Pipestone rectangular tablet
Description A rectangular pipestone tablet or paperweight with incised outdoor scene featuring water, canoe, and campsite, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 5/8 inches width
4 1/4 inches height
1/2 inches thickness
Nomenclature carving (visual work)
Materials catlinite
Creation Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Art
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Unclassified
Office Equipment & Supplies. Desk Accessories. Paperweights
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1531 (Accession Number)

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