Lupita NAJACO Doll/Figurine Corn Basket Mexican Folk Art Collectible Purple
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll, Corn Basket Purple Skirt
- The figurine is 11" tall.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- It is 7" 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 a braid on the back along with flowers in her hair.
- Her purple 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.
- 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 and initialed/signed by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.