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Dakota pipe tamper

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Description A Dakota pipe tamper carved out of medium-blond wood, circa 1890. The handle is wrapped in a fiber covered with porcupine quills terminating in two tinkler cones.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20 1/4 inches length
1 inches width
7/16 inches depth
Nomenclature Pipe stopper
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Fort Totten, Benson County, North Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Social life and customs.
Dakota Indians--Rites and ceremonies.
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8110.3
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