Wooden bobbin
1877.I
1877.A-J, left to right

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Description Wooden bobbin, one of a set of ten used for lace making. Dated circa 1890-1926 based on the dates Sybil Carter worked with Dakota and Ojibwe women on the lace making program until her death and then dissolution of program. See 1877.A-H and J for others.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 inches length
1 1/16 inches circumference
Nomenclature Bobbin
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Used by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Used in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Equipment, Supplies, Instruction Books, & Patterns
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
Dates Use: Approximately 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
Identifiers 1877.I

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