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Lupita Najaco Mexican Doll Ceramic Shepherdess Purple Skirt

$ 58.99
  • "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll
  • The figurine is 12" tall
  • 6" wide (at the base).
  • She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder)
  • 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 and a water container. 
  • The Purple skirt has a hand painted shepherd on the front.
  • Each doll is hand painted and signed by a Mexican artisan.
  • 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 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 cutting 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.  
  • 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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