This corn dolly, known as a 'four-fan cross', was made by Alec Coker. It consists of a basic cross formed from corn stalks, to which a plaited cross is attached, with the ears forming a fan around the cross.
Making A Corn Husk Doll. Corn husk dolls have been around for centuries. Early arrivals to the United States admired the beautiful, simplistic dolls that Native American children made from corn and fashioned to resemble members of their tribe.