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Dakota mixed lace doily
Description Mixed lace doily. Linen thread. Linen center with mixed lace edging consisting of tape work in leaf and floral motif, joined by needle made turtle braids, spiders, wheatears and mesh fillings. Border is scalloped with attached picot edging. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/2 inches length
10 3/4 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. Linens. Furniture Covers. Doilies
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 1954