Roller pillow with lace in progress and twenty bobbins

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Titles 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.
Quantity 21 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 inches height
18 1/4 inches width
15 inches depth
Nomenclature pillow lace
bobbin lace
lace (needlework)
Materials wood (plant material)
linen (material)
Subjects 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 (Date range based on other lacemaking materials in collection, see ID Numbers 1971.A - 1971.O.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers x.1.1099.A-U (inventory Number)

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