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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1943

  • We acquired this object.

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Lamp Shade (USA), ca. 1900

This is a Lamp shade. It was made by Sybil Carter Indian Mission and Lace Industry Association. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is linen and its technique is bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Bayard Cutting. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Bayard Cutting in memory of Mary E. Parsons.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19.7 x 32.4 cm (7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Tag reads No. 4 Pillow lace, made by Sioux tribe, Minnesota.

Cite this object as

Lamp Shade (USA), ca. 1900; Made by Sybil Carter Indian Mission and Lace Industry Association (United States); linen; H x W: 19.7 x 32.4 cm (7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Bayard Cutting in memory of Mary E. Parsons; 1943-44-2

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