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Made by Loving Hands: Amish Children's Clothing, Toys and Quilts


April 26 - July 8, 2001

Organized by the Kent State University Museum and curated by Jean Druesedow, Made By Loving Hands features Amish children's articles from the Thomas and Marsha French Collection.  Included in the exhibition are dolls, stuffed animals, toy furniture, quilts, sewing accessories and boys and girls clothing including shirts, trousers, dresses, pinafores, bonnets and stockings. The exhibited articles were made between 1870 and 1960.

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How about a quick tour of some of the works that will be on display?!?

There are 12 images contained within this archive which are intended for personal/educational use only. These images are protected by a 2003 photographic copyright which belongs to the Ohio Arts Council. They, therefore, are not in the public domain.

Unattributed
Geauga Co., Ohio
BOY'S SHIRT, TROUSERS AND MARBLE GAME
Date unknown
Unatttributed
Ohio
GIRL'S DRESSES
Date unknown
Chambray, cotton
Rubin Yoder
Mt. Gilead, Ohio
DOLLS
1950s
Cotton
Unattributed
LaGrange Co., Indiana
CHILDREN'S CHAIR
Date unkown
Bentwood
Unattributed
Ohio
SEVEN STOCKINGS
Date Unknown
Wool
Unattributed
Ohio
TOYS
Date unknown
Oak, cotton, plush
Unattributed
Elkhart or LaGrange Co., Indiana
GIRL'S DRESS, BOY'S SHIRT, VEST AND TROUSERS, CHILDREN'S CHAIR
Date unknown
Cotton, chambray, denim, bentwood
Unattributed
Ohio and Pennsylvania
FIVE SEWING ACCESSORIES
Date Unknown
Wool
Unattributed
Ohio
TOY DOGS
Date Unknown
Terrycloth flannel, upholstery fabric, cotton
Unattributed
Ohio and Pennsylvania
NINE SEWING ACCESSORIES
Date Unknown
Wood cotton, wool, rayon, lamp base
Unattributed
Ohio
TOY RABBIT (?)
About 1890
Brown cotton
Unattributed
Ohio
SIX GIRL'S BONNETS
Date Unknown
Wool gabardine, cotton, satin, sheer cotton

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