Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Espanola Gorditas Metate Purple
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Gorditas, Purple Skirt Espanola Style
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
- 6-3/4" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" wide (shoulder to shoulder)
- This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
- This doll is making Gorditas, a type of Tortilla, on a Metate or grinding stone.
- A Gordita is a flatbread made from cornmeal and stuffed with meat, cheese, vegetables, or a sweet filling.
- The Pueple espanola style skirt has a hand painted woman making gorditas on the front.
- Each doll is hand painted and signed by a Mexican artisan.
- 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.
- Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco. in 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) in their typical outfits.
- 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.