Pipestone pipe stem

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Titles Pipestone pipe stem
Description A pipestone pipestem with mottling, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The stem is flat with squared edges and tapers at one end. One side of stem is carved with a clover leaf motif and a cow figure at wider end.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 inches length
1 5/16 inches width
3/4 inch depth
Nomenclature stem (object component)
pipe (smoking equipment)
Materials catlinite
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
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 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
Identifiers 1563.B (Accession Number)

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