Pipestone inkwell with cover

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Titles Pipestone inkwell with cover
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
Materials catlinite
Creation Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Art
Office Equipment & Supplies. Writing Accessories. Ink & Inkwells
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 1537.A,B (Accession Number)

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