Ethically and Sustainably sourced from Colombian Artisan and Indigenous women-owned businesses
Connect Kids with Culture and Diversity!
Casa Bonita's Cultural Palenquera Dolls, have been created to encourage identity and pride in all children. Many children will feel represented by the dolls dark skin colour, thick hair and colourful clothes and accessories.
With their vibrant dresses and bright smiles, the Palenquera fruit-sellers are an iconic feature of Colombia. As direct descendants of the world’s first free African slaves, their story is one of courage, resilience and a thriving culture.
Our Palenquera Dolls, provide educational, ethical and didactic gifts for all children. They allow for a playful way to learn about inclusion, diversity and tradition, especially Colombian and South American Indigenous cultures!
Handmade Palenquera Cultural dolls
L - 35 cm
W - 15 cm
Eco - friendly
Due to the Artisan nature of this product and the use of upcycled fabric materials, size, shape and fabric colours may vary 0-20%
Recycled and up-cycledfabrics
Non-animal fibre sources
Norte de Santander
Maria Stella Penaloza Mora
Learn more about Maria Stella Penaloza Mora here
Your purchase from Casa Bonita Lifestyle:
provides financial security to Artisans and Indigenous tribes and their families
empowers women’s economical independence
evokes self value and quality of life for the artisans
creates legitimate employment opportunities for their communities
supports environmentally friendly business practices
encourages creativity, and a sense of personal and group pride
acknowledges cultural identity and traditions
preserves and shares Ancestral and Indigenous techniques for future generations