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Pipestone inkwell with cover
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.
Content Category: artifacts
2 1/4 inches height
3 1/2 inches width
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Office Equipment & Supplies. Writing Accessories. Ink & Inkwells
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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1537.A,B (Accession Number)