Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll/Figurine w Gorditas Mexican Folk Art Décor Mustard
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, 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 one coiled braid on her head, along with Flowers.
- She is wearing a mustard 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.