Dakota pipestone paper knife

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Titles Dakota pipestone paper knife
Description A Dakota paper knife carved from red pipestone, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. The knife is broken into three sections and is lightly incised with floral motifs on the front and back. A paper label affixed to the handle reads "CHAS. H. BENNETT, Pharmacist / Bennett Bldg., Pipestone, Minn. / PAPER KNIFE / made from pipestone Dakota Indians".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 5/8 inches length (overall)
2 1/4 inches height (overall)
5/16 inches depth (overall)
Nomenclature letter opener
Materials catlinite
Creation Made by: Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Used in: Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1905
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2876.E307.6 (Accession Number)

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