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Dakota mixed lace edging
1953
1953, 1966.A, 1940, 1963
Description A piece of mixed lace edging made with linen thread, Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The piece features tape work with needle made spiders, braids and net filling. The bottom scalloped edge features an attached picot edging.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 99 inches length
4 inches width
Nomenclature Bobbin lace
Needle lace
Creation Made by: Jones, Jeanette
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
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 1953