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The deaign for this cloth doll pattern is based on the dolls that were created by Roxanne Cole (1825-19907) a gifted doll maker whose skills helped support her family in the hard days after the Civil War in Arkansas, The dolls clothing reflects the sincerity of Charlotte Forten Grimke' who was a noted abolistionist and Teacher who was born to a prominent Philadelphia free black family in 1837. She is remembered for her dedication to the anti-slavery movement and for her work after the was with the Freedmans  Releif Society, educatiing and helping freed slaves find work and homes. The pattern includes detailed construction notes and illustrations to create the doll and her clothing.

Charlotte Forten Grimke' Abolitionist and Teacher cloth doll pattern

$20.00Price