Beaded heart shaped pincushion

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Description Heart shaped black velvet pincushion decorated with floral beadwork. Possibly made by the Ojibwe and dated to the late 19th century.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/4 inches length
4 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Pincushion
Creation Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Sewing. Pincushions
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901
(Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1968

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