Set of twenty-six lace bobbins

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Titles Set of twenty-six lace bobbins
Description A set of twenty-six wood bobbins used to make bobbin lace, wound with linen thread, possibly used by Dakota or Ojibwe women, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 26 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 inches length
1 3/4 inches circumference
Nomenclature bobbin lace
Materials wood (plant material)
linen (material)
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Used by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Used by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Equipment, Supplies, Instruction Books, & Patterns
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1972.1.A-Z (Accession Number)

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