This page includes Instructions, diagrams and pictures showing you how to make a corn husk doll, or corn shuck doll as some call them. Corn husk dolls are a traditional American craft from Appalachia. There are also links to purchase supplies at.
Corn plays an essential role in Mexican culture. Every element of corn is used from the silks for medicine to the fungus on the kernels (huitlacoche). This is an example of one of the most dramatic uses for corn is in Mexican crafts.