Wood game piece

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Description A game piece, possibly Dakota, circa the mid to late 19th century. The piece is made of gently bent carved of wood in a lozenge shape with a point at one end and a circle at the other.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 inches length
1 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Game piece (game element)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Recreation. Games. Traditional
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 1523

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