According to Guatemalan legend, worry dolls have the ability to remove worries from sleeping children. Children tell one worry to each doll when they go to bed at night and place the dolls under their pillow. In the morning the dolls have taken their worries away.
- Set of 10 miniature wood and cloth dolls in hand-woven cotton bag
- Dolls measure 1H x .25W inches
- Bag measures 8H x 6.5W inches
- Small parts; not suitable for young children
- Handmade in Guatemala
- UPAVIM is a group of women living in a squatter community named La Esperanza (“Hope”) on the outskirts of Guatemala City. For these women artisans, craft work is fit into a daily routine of child care, housework and volunteering in other programs at the UPAVIM community center.