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Set of twenty-six lace bobbins
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.
Content Category: artifacts
4 inches length
1 3/4 inches circumference
wood (plant material)
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
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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1972.1.A-Z (Accession Number)