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Pinewood and cotton display doll, 'Zunil' - Guatemalan Collectible Display Doll with Traditional Dress icon bankCurate

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Guatemalan Collectible Display Doll with Traditional Dress, "Zunil"

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"To me, the traditional dress of Zunil is a veritable masterpiece that forever inspires me," confides Iliana Hernández.The Guatemalan artisan crafts this beautiful display doll by hand with hand-woven cotton for her multicolor huipil dress with embroidered flowers round the neck. Her head, hands and feet are carved of pinewood. She wears an amazing headdress over her woolen braided hair. The doll wears one cent coin earrings - one displaying Guatemala's coat of arms, and the other side has the face of Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, the Dominican monk who defended the indigenous community from the abuses of the Spanish conquistadors.

Men and women to this day proudly wear the traditional costumes of Zunil, which are beautiful, full of eye-catching colors.

  • 0.52 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 31 cm H x 12.7 cm W x 12.7 cm D
  • 12.25" H x 5" W x 5" D

  • 100% cotton, pinewood, cardboard, polyester trim, plastic beads and coins
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Iliana Hernandez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $150. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials in larger quantities, thus reducing costs.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

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"Stand out show piece"

Beautiful colors and charming attire, this doll is front and center in my collection. Great addition to any doll collection.

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Dear Miss Hernandez, I have purchased 3 of your Pinewood & Cotton display dolls. Each one is beautiful and has a personality of its own. I love, love their costumes and the detailing. is excellent. You are a true artisan and I am so pleased you are working with Novica. Shelly K. Nov. 1, 2015
 
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