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Dakota pipestone horseshoe paperweight

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Description A Dakota horseshoe paperweight carved from red pipestone, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. The horseshoe has lightly incised decorations on one side, and more deeply realistic carvings on the other. See PUID# 2871.E302.2 for a similar object that appears to be by the same maker.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 7/8 inches length
3 3/8 inches width
7/16 inches depth
Nomenclature Carving (visual work)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Made by Dakota Indians
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 2871.E302.3

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