She couldn't read or write, but she outwitted bounty hunters and sheriffs and led her family, relatives and others to their freedom. Keep this pocket sized Harriet Tubman keychain by your side to guide you through your day. Each String Doll has her own special power that is always positive and helpful. Every doll is handmade from one piece of string with added accessories. Durable enough to be used as a key chain, or bag charm.
- measures 2-3 inches
- Double-sided fabric tag with special power
- Includes lobster claw key ring
- A Fair Trade Product
Black Dolls (February 25 -- June 5, 2022) explores handmade cloth dolls made primarily by African American women between 1850 and 1940 through the lens of race, gender, and history. Examining the formation of racial stereotypes and confronting the persistence of racism in American history. It features more than 100 cloth dolls, alongside dozens of historical photographs of white and Black children posed with their playthings and caregivers. A coda explores 20th-century commercial dolls marketed to a broader audience of Black families seeking to instill pride in their children. Through these humble yet potent objects, Black Dolls reveals difficult truths about American history and invites visitors to engage in the urgent national conversation around the legacy of slavery and race.