dolls to corn husk dolls. While most of these I was taught the techniques from
my grandma, the one that is the newest to me are the ones that use sticks for
arms and body with dried corn silk stuffing. I believe that these are more
commonly found down in the New Orleans area.
Are the sticks from a particular type of wood/tree? Are there any gathering
recommendations for those sticks? Also, is it common to use other stuffing
materials/ingredients with the cornsilk?
Looking more to compare notes with especially as this particular style is still new to me.