Steel lace crochet hook

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Titles Steel lace crochet hook
Description A steel crochet hook used for lace-making, possibly used by Dakota or Ojibwe, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/16 inches length
Nomenclature crochet hook
Materials steel (alloy)
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. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
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 Carter’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
Identifiers 1972.2.A (Accession Number)

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