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Bobbin lace handkerchief
Description A bobbin made handkerchief, possibly Dakota or Ojibwe, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It has a round linen center with border of continual bobbin lace in a floral and leaf motif joined with braids decorated with picots, wheatears, woven spiders and mesh fillings. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 1/2 inches diameter
Nomenclature 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 1947