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Bobbin lace table mat

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Description A bobbin lace table cover, possibly Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The objects is made of linen thread with square linen center with border of continual bobbin lace in a floral and leaf motif joined with braids decorated with picots, wheatears, and woven spiders.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 24 inches length
24 inches width
Nomenclature Tablecloth
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) 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
Identifiers 1955

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