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Pipestone and wood cane
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.
Content Category: artifacts
35 inches length
1 9/16 inches width (greatest width)
2 1/4 inches circumference (greatest circumference)
cane (walking stick)
wood (plant material)
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Canes
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.
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1822 (Accession Number)