Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Needle Lace Certificate


Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Grand Prize certificate awarded to Mrs. Edy Verporte, Spokane, Washington on October 16, 1909 for the needle-lace medallion 2003.0186.01 she designed and made. The lace medallion and the printed certificate depict the official seal of the exposition, highlighting the five industries being celebrated. The vignettes show fishing; the Trans-Pacific trade by a woman dressed in a kimono and holding a ship; the Klondike gold rush and mining by a woman holding a large gold nugget; the railroad by a woman holding a train engine; and logging. The certificate is signed by four officials of the exposition and is adorned with a gold colored embossed seal.

Date Made: 1909Associated Date: 1909

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Washington, SpokaneAssociated Place: United States: AlaskaCanada: YukonMade At: United States: Washington, SeattleAssociated Place: United States: Missouri, Saint Louis

General Subject Association: Expositions and FairsSubject: LaceRelated Event: Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition


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Credit Line: Gift of Margaret Lee Feliz Sherlock & Warren C. Sherlock

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0186.02Accession Number: 2003.0186Catalog Number: 2003.0186.02

Object Name: CERTIFICATECERTIFICATE, lacecertificate, lace

Physical Description: paper (overall material)printed (overall production method/technique)embossed (overall production method/technique)hand written (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 15 1/2 in x 19 3/4 in; 39.37 cm x 50.165 cm


Record Id: nmah_1394456

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