Dakota carved bone hide scraper

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Titles Dakota carved bone hide scraper
Description A Dakota carved bone and metal hide scraper, circa the mid-19th century to early 20th century. The bone handle of the scraper features engraved circle and line ornamentation. The metal head is hafted to the handle with leather.The scraper was collected by Jacob C. Pope, Minnesota State Representative 1899-1903.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches length
2 inches width
2 inches height
Nomenclature scraper (finishing tool)
Materials bone
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Made in (possibly): North Dakota, United States
Made in (possibly): South Dakota, United States
Subjects Indian. Tools & Equipment. Hideworking
Dates Discovery: Not earlier than 1849 - Not later than 1925 (Donor's birth date - donor's death date.)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 873 (Accession Number)

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