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Bobbin lace doily with tipi motif
A tape lace linen doily; square with tape work in tipi motif at center, joined by braids decorated with picots, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The doily includes woven spider fillings and tape lace border. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Content Category: artifacts
5 1/2 inches height
5 1/2 inches width
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Ojibwe Indians -- Commerce.
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.)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
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1961 (Accession Number)