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Dakota drawn threadwork table cover
A Dakota square, drawn threadwork table cover decorated with drawn threadwork in a repeated star-like pattern and hem-stitched edges, circa the late 19th or early 20th century. Made at the lace school of the Bishop Whipple Mission, Morton, Minnesota.
Content Category: artifacts
17 1/2 inches length
15 1/4 inches width
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Household. Linens. Furniture Covers. Table & Stand Covers
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 Ms. Maxine Eidsvig
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
2002.153.1 (Accession Number)