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Bobbin lace table mat

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Description A bobbin lace table mat made with linen thread, possibly Ojibwe or Dakota, circa the late 19th to early 20th century. It is rectangular with tape work in a floral meandering vine motif and hexagonal mesh ground with tape lace border. Collected by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 1/8 inches length
9 1/4 inches width
Nomenclature Bobbin lace
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Ojibwe Indians--Commerce
Dakota Indians--Commerce
Household. Needlework. Lace, Tatting, & Lace Making. Samples & Fragments
Indian. Art
Religion
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
ID Number 1951
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