Native American Technology and Art

Instructions for Men's Clothing for a Cornhusk Doll

(or see the Women's Clothing for Cornhusk Dolls)

... a continuation from Cornhusk Doll Instructions

1. Tie rectangular piece of leaf at top of each leg for leggins. Snip fringe along outside of each leg.

2. For loincloth, put long rectangular piece of leaf between legs, tie at waist and flip down over the tie.

3. Men's shirt from two fringed strips that cross in front and in back. Secured with narrow belt that ties in front.

4. Men's hat from a single piece with tabs tied at back of head and over the 'hair'. Insert husk-'feather' into fold in hat.

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