Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Contains doll accessories, clay teacups, shoes, in addition to various artifacts- source unknown.
National-Louis University owns a variety of unidentified dolls. The dolls in this collection do not seem to be part of the other sets housed in the university archives.
Froebel's gift and occupation work were intended to lead the child to invention through handwork. This collection includes gift work scapbooks of Chicago Kindergarten Students, as well as other students. These books include examples of parquetry, paper pricking, sewing, cutting, folding, and weaving. Also contains color scrapbooks. Identified and dated works include: Nora Wells, Harvey Bundy, C. Gercke, Florence Linnell, and Edith Conard.
Froebel's Gifts were materials designed by Friedrich Froebel as part of his Kindergarten Method. They are usually made from basic geometric shapes and are designed to teach children about geometry, forms, movement, color, mathematics and other skills, all through play and exploration.
This collection has examples of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh gifts. Some are incomplete.
This set of dolls was made in Guatemala. National-Louis University Archives is not sure if the set is complete. They appear to be handmade and each doll stands approximately 6 inches in height. More research is necessary.
These three dolls are possibly from India. They appear to be a set. The bodies are made of cloth, stuffed with cotton. More research is necessary to know how old they are and/or where they were made.