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Mixed lace doily
Description A mixed lace doily made with linen thread, possibly Dakota or Ojibwe, circa the late 19th century to the early 20th century. The doily has a square linen center with hem-stitched edges, with a mixed lace edging consisting of tape work in a maple leaf motif joined by needle made spiders and mesh fillings. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/2 inches length
11 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature Bobbin lace
Needle 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
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Art
Indian. Building Furnishings. Household Accessories
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 81.144

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