Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine/Doll Tortilla Maker Mexico Folk Art Mustard
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker in a Mustard Skirt
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.