Dakota pipestone hatchet paperweight

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Description A Dakota hatchet carved out of red pipestone (catlinite), circa the early 20th century or earlier. Both the handle and the blade are incised with geometric designs.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 12 1/4 inches height (overall)
1 1/2 inches width (handle)
3 inches height (head)
4 7/8 inches width (head)
Nomenclature Hatchet
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Tools & Equipment. General Utility
Dates Creation: Not later than 1905

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2852.E283

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