Lupita Doll Guitar Orange Dress Ceramic Mexican Folk Art NAJACO #2
- "Lupita" playing a guitar, Mexican Ceramic Figurine with an Orange Dress.
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall and 6 1/4" wide at the base.
- Please note all details. This figurine has the an Orange Apron & 5 String Guitar, a Vihuela.
- The Mexican vihuela is a guitar-like string instrument from 19th-century Mexico with five strings and typically played in mariachi groups, most notably in central Jalisco, Mexico. It is played with fingers (can also be played with a pick that is put on your first finger) strumming open chords on the fretted part of the neck.
- The Apron has beautiful a guitar player on it & is signed by the artist.
- This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
- The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand.
- The Najaco family is fromTonalá, Jalisco. in 1992, in the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
- In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. Each doll is a model of Mexican woman's beauty.
- This folk art is full of colored detail. 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 one to another.