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Catalog Number 11493-1
Title Cutting Board, Tobacco; Catlinite; Part of 2 pc. Set
Object Name Cutter, Tobacco
Description HEAVY ARTIFACT, HANDLE WITH CARE!
Large round catlinite cutting board. Made of deep red stone, with pinkish discolorations. The stone is not completely flat and curves upwards slightly. The top part of the cutting board is polished and the underside is unpolished. The bottom of the board has white and yellowish green discolorations on it. There are numerous scratches on the top surface of the board from use.
Year Range from 1801
Year Range to 1900
Culture North American Indian/Omaha
Material catlinite
Height (in) 0.5
Length (in) 17.5
Width (in) 16.5
People Galt, William A., 1862-1926
History This collection was left to the Brady family by Dorothy Brown Thompson, a friend of the family who died with no heirs. Dortothy's grandmother, Harriet Brown, was married to Rev. W.A. Galt who was at the Blackbird Hills Presbyterian Church at the Omaha Agency from 1896-1898
Credit line Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brady, Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Collection Brady, Mr. and Mrs. Fred
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