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, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Canes
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 1822

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