Published by: Gourmet Sleuth
Last Updated: 08/18/2019
corn husks dolls, made in Michoacan, Mexico available at Gourmetsleuth.com
Dolls From Around The World
Corn husk dolls are still made in many societies. Here is an example from Botswana, Africa.
El SalvadorThe dolls of El Salvador have faces and range from simple to ornate costumes. The dolls are a specialty of the town Santiago Texacuangos and are referred to as "tusa"
photo by: allard-auctions Iroquois doll, early 1900's
It is traditional in Mexico to use both dyed and natural corn husks for doll making. Also traditional textiles are used for costumes.