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Lupita Najaco Figurine Ceramic Shepherdess Mexico Folk Art Royal Blue

Lupita Najaco Figurine Ceramic Shepherdess Mexico Folk Art Royal Blue

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  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Shepherdess, Royal blue Skirt
  • The figurine is 12" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" wide (shoulder to shoulder)
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  • This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
  • This doll is a Pastora or a Shepherdess.
  • She is holding a shepherds crook with a water container.
  • The Royal Blue skirt has a hand painted shepherd on the front.
  • Each doll is hand painted and signed by a Mexican artisan.
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  • 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.
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  • Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco. in 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women)  in their typical outfits. 
  •  Each figurine shows a woman either selling nopales (cactus), selling  apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, Charras and Charros,  shepherds or the traditional pulquero.
  •  In short, typical women/men doing their chores from the past and even now.  Each doll is a model of Mexican women's/men beauty.
  • This folk art is full of colored detail.  Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
  • Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.
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