Lupita NAJACO Doll Basket of Corn Mexican Folk Art Lime Green #2
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Lime Green Skirt with a Basket of Corn
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- It is 6-1/4" across at base.
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- This doll is a female carrying a ceramic woven basket of ceramic corn.
The Lupita has her hair in a Braid Wrapped around her head with Flowers.
- Her green skirt is hand painted with a couple looking at the moon.
- Lupita or Lupito is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita/Lupito was given to each figurine.
- The family proudly makes 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 chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted and initialed/signed by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.