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Dakota carved bone hide scraper
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.
Content Category: artifacts
11 inches length
2 inches width
2 inches height
scraper (finishing tool)
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Made in (possibly): North Dakota, United States
Made in (possibly): South Dakota, United States
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Hideworking
Discovery: Not earlier than 1849 - Not later than 1925 (Donor's birth date - donor's death date.)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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873 (Accession Number)