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Pipestone inkwell with cover
1537.A,B
1537.A,B, open
Description A pipestone inkwell carved in the shape of a flower bud with leaf base, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The top portion of the flower functions as a detachable cover.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/4 inches height
3 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Inkwell
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. Writing Accessories. Ink & Inkwells
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
ID Number 1537.A,B