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Set of twenty-six lace bobbins
Description Set of twenty-six wood bobbins used to make bobbin lace, wound with linen thread. 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
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Used by Dakota Indians
Used by Ojibwe Indians
Used in Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Equipment, Supplies, Instruction Books, & Patterns
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1890 - Approximately 1926
Sybil Carter began developing the Episcopal Church lace manufacturing work with American Indians in Minnesota in 1890. The lace program continued well after CarterÂ’s death in 1908 and eventually dissolved in 1926.
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1972.1.A-Z