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"Lupita" Doll NAJACO Apple Bag Sack Lime Green Ceramic Mexican

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Apple Bag, Lime Green
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  • The figurine is 11-1/4" tall
  • 5-1/2" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
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  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The doll/figurine is carrying a Bag/Sack of Apples.
  • The artisan painted apples on her Lime Green skirt. 
  • This doll has a beautiful hair bun with colorful flowers.
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  • 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.
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    • 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. 
    •  Each figurine shows a figurine either going to cut nopales/cacti a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero,  thus showing the every day life in a Mexican town.
    • 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 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. 
    • Sometimes the colors of the skirt might be lighter or darker because of lighting.

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