Pipestone inkwell and cover
1524.A-C, left
1524.A-C, right

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Description A pipestone inkwell featuring a boot (.A) with squirrel (.C) on cover (.B), possibly Dakota, decorated with carved squirrel figure and incised decorative designs and scenes, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 inches height (1524.A, base)
3 1/4 inches length (1524.A, base)
1 3/8 inches width (1524.A, base)
1 3/8 inches height (1524.B, cover)
1 1/2 inches length (1524.B, cover)
1 3/8 inches width (1524.B, cover)
Nomenclature Inkwell
Carving (visual work)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) 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
Identifiers 1524.A-C

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