National Geographic : 1944 Nov
Coffee Is King in El Salvador 581 Her Deft Fingers Fashion Miniature Figures of Clay Dominga of Ilobasco is famed in El Salvador for her clay figurines. Groups representing the Nativity (center) are in demand at Christmas. Lid of container at left-called a "surprise"-is lifted to reveal a woman making tortillas. Some contain a pair of kissing lovers. Looks Easy, But Try to Get Out of This Simple "Handcuff" Police of the National Guard tie prisoners' thumbs together when conducting them along the road.