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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||6 1/16 inches length
Collected by: Whipple, Bishop 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 Carters 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|