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Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexican Folk Art Gorditas/Metate Royal Blue

Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexican Folk Art Gorditas/Metate Royal Blue

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  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Gorditas, Royal Blue Skirt
  • The figurine is 9 1/2" tall
  • 4 3/4" x 5 3/4" (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 Royal Blue skirt has a hand painted woman making gorditas on the front.
  • Each doll is hand painted and signed by each Mexican artisan.
  • She has her hair in a Braid, wrapped around her head, with flowers.
  • Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/o 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) in their typical outfits. 
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.
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