Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Gorditas Metate Mexican Folk Art Yellow
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Lilac, Making Gorditas on the Metate or Grinding Stone and ground corn.
- The figurine is 11 3/4" tall and 6" wide at the base.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder).
- The figurine is getting ready to make gorditas. The details are wonderful. This Lupita has her hair in a pony tail with a bow and flowers.
- She is wearing a yellow colored skirt with a painting of a woman making gorditas.
- The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans.
- All the Lupita's are signed or initialed by the artisans.
Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco by the Arana family.
- In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now.
- 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.