Pipestone and wood cane
1822, handle detail

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Description A wood walking stick carved with an overall floral motif and brightly painted, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century. It's handle is made of carved pipestone and tip is made of antler.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 35 inches length
1 9/16 inches width (greatest width)
2 1/4 inches circumference (greatest circumference)
Nomenclature Cane (walking stick)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Canes
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 1822

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