Pipestone cross with stepped base

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Description A carved pipestone (catlinite) Latin cross with stepped base, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The cross and base are made of three pieces that fit together.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 inches height (1522.A, cross)
4 inches width (1522.A, cross)
1/2 inches depth (1522.A, cross)
1 3/8 inches height (1522.B,C, base)
4 3/4 inches width (1522.B,C, base)
4 5/8 inches depth (1522.B,C, base)
Nomenclature Cross (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
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 1522.A-C

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