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Dakota battenberg lace table cover

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Description A Dakota Battenberg lace linen table cover, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. The table cover has a circular net center with Battenberg lace edging. Tape work is joined with needle made spiders and eyelets with needle made buttonhole stitch and mesh fillings. Made at the lace school of the Bishop Whipple Mission, Morton, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 inches length
15 3/4 inches width
Nomenclature Tablecloth
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Household. Linens. Furniture Covers. Table & Stand Covers
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 Ms. Maxine Eidsvig
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2002.153.2
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