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Women's mixed lace vest
A mixed lace women's vest made with linen thread, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It has tape work in floral motif joined by needle made spiders and mesh fillings with scalloped edges and attached picot edging. It is joined at the shoulder seams. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Content Category: artifacts
16 inches length (from shoulder seam to bottom of vest)
18 inches width (at widest)
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
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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1949 (Accession Number)