Carved pipestone candlestick

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Titles Carved pipestone candlestick
Description A pipestone candlestick with incised floral motif in low relief, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 3/8 inches height
4 inches width (base)
3 3/4 inches depth (base)
Nomenclature candleholder
Materials catlinite
lead (metal)
Creation Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Art
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Heating & Lighting
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 1785 (Accession Number)

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