Lupita NAJACO Ceramic Figurine Mexico Folk Art Kneeling Tortilla Maker Fuchsia
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Tortilla Maker.
- Tall- 10 1/4"
- Wide- 9 x 7" (at the base).
- She is 3 1/2" (Shoulder to shoulder).
- The metate/grinding stone is 33 1/2" x 2 1/2".
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The doll/figurine is making tortillas.
- The skirt is painted a beautiful fuchsia color showing a man cutting cacti.
- She has one coiled braid along with flowers in her hair.
- She is kneeling on a wood oval platform.
- There is a ceramic metate/grinding stone with corn tortillas on it.
The Lupita is painted by Mexican artisans, each detail is hand painted and each doll is initialed or signed by the artisan.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita.
- Najaco dolls were created in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992.
- In the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
- The figurines show typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now.
- This folk art is full of colorful details. Each figurine is molded, afterward, each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations