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    Sale 2327 | Lot 242
    Price Realized: $500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2327 Lot 242

      (PEDAGOGICAL ART.) "Kindergarten Work" [cover title]. Accordion-folded book of 55 pages of paper shape, color, and formation exercises comprising 16 string-sewn shapes, 14 woven paper designs, and 25 origami folds and cut pattern designs. Each mounted to stiff board, most signed by the owner/creator Betsy Ranken Doane in lower margin. Oblong album folio with title gilt-stamped on front cover, joints and spine ends worn, rear cover heavily scuffed, cloth ties missing; scattered mostly marginal toning and occasional soiling. Np, nd but likely early 1900s

      Estimate $200 - 300

      A fascinating pedagogical workbook in the manner of Kindergarten founder Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel's early education classroom exercises. Doane was likely the teacher as her signature is in a mature cursive hand and the some of the string-worked plates are marked Series I-VI.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $500