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Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweight
A horseshoe shaped pipestone paperweight decorated with an incised three leaf clover and vine motif, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Content Category: artifacts
4 1/4 inches length
3 3/4 inches width
11/16 inches thickness
carving (visual work)
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Unclassified
Office Equipment & Supplies. Desk Accessories. Paperweights
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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1790 (Accession Number)