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Pipestone/catlinite inkwell with cover
Description Pipestone inkwell carved in the shape of a flower bud with leaf base. Top portion of 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 Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in 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