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Mixed lace doily
A mixed lace doily made with linen thread, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The linen center has mixed lace edging consisting of tape work in leaf and floral motif, joined by needle made turtle braids, spiders, wheatears and mesh fillings. The border is scalloped with attached picot edging. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Content Category: artifacts
11 1/2 inches length
10 3/4 inches width
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Household. Linens. Furniture Covers. Doilies
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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1954 (Accession Number)