Embroidered doily

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Titles Embroidered doily
Description An embroidered doily, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The round linen doily is decorated with embroidery in a floral, leaf and fleur de lis motif. Edges are scalloped and finished with an embroidery stitched edge. Predominant colors are green, white, and violet. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 inches diameter
Nomenclature embroidery (visual work)
Materials linen (material)
silk (textile)
Creation Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Ojibwe Indians--Commerce
Dakota Indians--Commerce
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Art
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 1959 (Accession Number)

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