Lupita Najaco Ceramic Figurine Nopales/Cacti Mexican Folk Art Yellow
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Basket of Nopales (Cactus Leaves), with a Yellow Skirt.
- The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
- 6 1/2" wide (at the base)
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The figurine is wearing a Yellow Dress and is holding a basket with Nopales or Cacti.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
- 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 Mexican artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.