Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweight

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Titles Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweight
Description A horseshoe shaped pipestone paperweight, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches height
2 5/8 inches width
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 1525 (Accession Number)

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