Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine/Doll Tortilla Maker Mexico Folk Art Mustard

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker in a Mustard Skirt
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  • The figurine is 9-1/2" tall
  • 6 1/4" wide (at the base).
  • She is 3 1/2" (shoulder to shoulder).
  • It is 9" in length.
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  • This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The doll/ figurine is making tortillas. The details are wonderful.
  • Her skirt is a mustard color with Two Birds hand painted.
  • 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.
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    • 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 nopals, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero,  thus showing the beauty of the streets of a 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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