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Mixed lace edging
1940
1953, 1966.A, 1940, 1963
Description A piece of mixed lace edging made with linen thread, possibly DAkota or Ojibwe, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It has tape work in a leaf and vine motif joined by needle made spiders, braids and net filling. The bottom edge is scalloped with an attached picot edging. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 83 inches length
1 5/8 inches width
Nomenclature Needle lace
Bobbin lace
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
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
ID Number 1940
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