Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweight

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Titles Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweight
Description A horseshoe shaped pipestone paperweight decorated with an incised three leaf clover and vine motif, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 1/4 inches length
3 3/4 inches width
11/16 inches thickness
Nomenclature carving (visual work)
Materials catlinite
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Commerce.
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 Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1790 (Accession Number)

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