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Dakota pipestone inkwell
Description Pipestone inkwell with cover, decorated with incised designs and scenes.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches length base
1 1/4 inches width base
1 5/8 inches height overall height assembled
1 7/16 inches length cover
1 1/4 inches width cover
3/16 inches thickness cover
Nomenclature Inkwell
Carving (visual work)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Office Equipment & Supplies. Writing Accessories. Ink & Inkwells
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1796.A,B