Doll Hats, "Gorras" "Chavo" Style Crocheted Hat with Flaps (many colors)
Lucia and her family
These fun stylish crocheted Fats fit either your 18" doll or a doll such as Bitty Baby. They are are made for the tourist trade and are not traditional Mayan styles. Mayan women crochet beautiful hats for their babies. Each village has its own style. They use these same skills to help earn money for their families.
The hats come in a wonderful array of colors. Made by Lucia and her family. The hats are good example of Mayan artisans taking their traditional skills and adapting them into styles and products that appeal to tourists.
The Artisan: Lucia and her family from Chichicastenango crochet these doll tams. The picture shows a traditional style Chichicastenango crocheted baby hat on Josefina.