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Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexican Gorditas Metate Royal Blue

Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexican Gorditas Metate Royal Blue

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  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Gorditas, royal blue Skirt.

  • The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" wide (shoulder to shoulder)

  • This ceramic doll is made by  the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This Lupita 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 colored skirt has a hand painted woman making gorditas on the front.
  • Her hair has a coiled braid on the back of her head.

  • 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 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.

  • 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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