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Pinewood and cotton display doll, 'Coban' (Guatemala)

By Iliana Hernandez, this delightful display doll is clad in the traditional attire of Cobán. She wears the ornate huipil blouse, long skirt and a straw hat of her town; her earrings are one-centavo coins. The elaborate embroidery and handwoven patterns are painted by hand to faithfully represent Guatemala's textile tradition.