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Embroidered table cover
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.
Content Category: artifacts
28 inches length
28 1/2 inches width
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Building Furnishings. Household Accessories
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.)
Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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1967 (Accession Number)