Dakota pipe tamper

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Description A Dakota pipe tamper, circa 1860. The narrow, slightly curved wooden pipe tamper narrows to a point at one end, blunt at opposite end. Collected by Colonel Henry L. Carver, during Henry Sibley's 1863 Dakota expedition.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/8 inches length
1/4 inch diameter
Nomenclature Pipe stopper
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Carver, Henry Ladd
Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Dakota Territory, United States
Sibley expedition, 1863.
Dakota Indians--Social life and customs
Dakota Indians--Religion and mythology
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860
Use: 1922 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6167.9

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