Embroidered table cover
1967, detail
1967, detail

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Description An embroidered table cover, possibly Dakota or Ojibwe, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The square linen table cover is decorated with embroidery in a heart-shape motif with herringbone hem-stitched edges. Predominant colors are red orange, gold, green, black, yellow, purple and brown. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 28 inches length
28 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Tablecloth
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Ojibwe Indians--Commerce
Dakota Indians--Commerce
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Art
Indian. Building Furnishings. Household Accessories
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 1967

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