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Dakota bobbin lace doily
Description A Dakota tape lace doily made with linen thread circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The square is backed with light blue silk, featuring floral tape work with mesh fillings, and joined with braids decorated with picots and tape lace border.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches height
5 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Bobbin lace
Creation Made by: Mazawaski
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 1952.A