Country woman doll with basket
Little country woman doll completely handmade in corncob husk, here represented while bringing a conical wicker basket. Perfect decorative object and original gift idea. The dolls handmade in corncob husk are a typical friulian object, born form the local experience of working with the leaves of the corncob.
The country woman is enaged in her daily works. In this representation she is bringing the conical wicker basket, usually full of hay.
Dimensions: 7 x 6 x h 16 cm. Possible imperfections or minor differences of the product compared to the photo indicate the high craftsmanship of a handmade product.
It is recommended not to wet the product, to avoid damaging it.
A production that is completely handmade and that nowadays remains alive in very few places, the scus (workings of the corncob leaf) had a great success and demand until a few decades ago. Today there are still several artisans from the Val del Torre area (in the province of Udine) who carry on this tradition and offer marvellous creations.
La Cort has chosen to offer these articles because they are deeply characteristic of the peasant economy of past times and yet at the same time have evolved so that they also offer objects for everyday use.