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Bobbin lace frame
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 rectangular, featuring tape work in floral and leaf design of two central branches with hexagonal mesh ground and tape lace border. Backed with cream colored silk. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Content Category: artifacts
10 1/4 inches length
8 5/8 inches width
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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1950 (Accession Number)