Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine Mexican Folk Art Chilies Basket Purple
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll with a Purple Skirt & Basket of Chilies
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- It is 6" across.
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- This doll is a female carrying a ceramic woven basket full of chilies.
- The skirt is a lovely purple with hand painted vegetables on the the apron.
- This Lupita has a pony tail, along with a comb and flowers.
- Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
- Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco. In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing 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, initialed or signed by each artisan.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.