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Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker Mexican Green

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker, Green Skirt
  • The figurine is 10" tall
  • 6 1/4" wide (at the base).
  • She is 3 1/2" (shoulder to shoulder).
  • It is 9" in length.
  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The doll/ figurine has her hair in 2 long Braids and is making tortillas. The details are wonderful.
  • Her green skirt is painted with fresh fruit.
  • The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans.
  • All the Lupita's are signed by the artisans.
  • Individual Lupita dolls may have some details different from the pictures.
  • 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 were began in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992, at the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
  • Each figurine shows a figurine either going to cut nopales/cacti a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero,  thus showing the every day life in a Mexican town.
  • 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 by artisans.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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