Roller pillow with lace in progress and twenty bobbins
|Description||Bobbin lace-making oval shaped roller pillow (A) with lace in progress on the roller and twenty bobbins (B-U) supplying thread. Twenty threads attached to bobbins are crossed and twisted over each other according to the pattern laid out on the pillowed roller to make a continuous lace. Pins keep the thread in place on the roller while work is in progress. Attributed to the Dakota or the Ojibwe.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||7 inches height
18 1/4 inches width
15 inches depth
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
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Decoration & Weaving
|Dates||Use: Approximately 1890 - Approximately 1925
Dated due to relation of other lacemaking materials in collection, see 1971.A-O.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|