About Us

Manolitas are collection cloth dolls sewn with an eye for detail and is the end result of inspiration and passion generated to bring each one to life.  Handmade in El Salvador, each and every item is one of a kind.  Assembly, construction, embroidery and finishing touches are all delicately handcrafted by highly skilled local artisans.  Small details accent each Manolita’s individuality and personal charm, end resulting in a personification entirely handmade from the heart.

Manolitas utilizes a wide variety of materials for construction and costuming, from cotton and felt, to silk organza and vintage lace.  Hair is made from wool yarns handstitched into place.  Bodies are hand stuffed with a combination of polyester fibers and 100% combed cotton.  Facial features are completely embroidered by hand giving each doll its character and distinctive personality.  Costumes range from dresses in printed cottons to couture-like creations made from sequin, tulle, vintage lace and finished with delicate dressmaking ornaments.  Included with each doll is an original certificate of authenticity.

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