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Pipestone pipe bowl
A pipestone pipe bowl carved in the shape of an eagle claw gripping a pumpkin, with fine carved detailing of scale-like skin on claw, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Content Category: artifacts
4 inches length
1 3/4 inches height
1 5/8 inches width
bowl (object component)
pipe (smoking equipment)
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1532.D.1 (Accession Number)