Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Espanola Mexican Art Cheese Basket Lilac
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Lime Lilac Skirt, Fresh Cheese Basket
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
- 6-1/4" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is carrying a basket of cheese (Queso).
- She is wearing a Lilac color skirt.
- The artisan painted a boy milking a cow and vegetation on her apron.
- This doll has her hair a braid on the back of her head along with Flowers.
- The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans, each detail is hand painted and each doll is initialed or signed by the artisan.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
Najaco dolls are manufactured in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
This folk art is full of colorful details. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations from one to another.