Pipestone horseshoe shaped paperweights
1526.A-B, bottom
1526.A-B, top

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Description A pair of horseshoe shaped pipestone paperweights with decorative carvings of four leaf clovers, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 1/4 inches height (1526.A)
3 3/8 inches width (1526.A)
1/2 inches thickness (1526.A)
4 inches height (1526.B)
3 1/2 inches width (1526.B)
5/8 inches thickness (1526.B)
Nomenclature Paperweight
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. Art
Office Equipment & Supplies. Desk Accessories. Paperweights
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 1526.A,B

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