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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine Gorditas Mexican Folk Art Orange

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Orange Skirt, 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 one looped braid with flowers in her hair.

  • She is wearing an orange 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.

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