Lupita Najaco Ceramic Doll Pulque Seller Mexican Espanola Style Mustard Skirt

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Ceramic Doll Pulque Seller, Espanola Style Mustard Skirt
  • The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
  • 7 1/2" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4 1/4" (shoulder to shoulder)
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  • This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • The figurine is holding a basket with pulque.
  • Pulque is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of the maguey plant. It is traditional to central Mexico, where it has been produced for millennia. It has the color of milk, somewhat viscous consistency and a sour yeast-like taste
  • Her mustard skirt shows a man making the pulque.
  • 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 Mexican artisans.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.

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