Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine/Doll Mexican Folk Art Holding Baby Turquoise
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Holding a Baby with a Turquoise Skirt.
- The figurine is 11 1/4" tall
- 6" x 5" (at the base).
- She is 4" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- The baby is 4 1/4" long
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is carrying a baby wrapped in a blue blanket.
- The skirt is painted a beautiful Turquoise color.
- She has a coiled braid her hair.
- The artisan has painted a mother and child looking up at the moon.
- The Lupita is hand painted by Mexican artisans and each doll is initialed or signed by the artisan.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita 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.
- 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.