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Bobbin lace piece
A bobbin lace picture frame or mat made with linen thread, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It is square, backed with paper, with mesh fillings and joined by braids decorated with picots. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Content Category: artifacts
5 1/2 inches height
5 1/2 inches width
paper (fiber product)
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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1948 (Accession Number)