Wisdom Cut and Sew Doll Kit

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Description

Immerse yourself in the world of doll making with Wisdom, a cut and sew doll kit.  The kit includes everything you need to create Wisdom the doll, Wisdom's cat, a bouquet of flowers, and a doll-size tote bag for Wisdom to carry. The kit includes cut and sew doll panels, needle and matching thread, a needle threader, and stuffing.

  • Finished doll measures 14", and can sit
  • Doll panels are printed on sustainably and ethically produced 100% cotton
  • Handmade - each doll panel is designed, printed, and dye-sublimated by the maker
  • Made in USA

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.

Item Number: 21654