Lupita NAJACO Sweet Bread Basket Red Ceramic Doll Mexican Folk Art
- Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll with Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread), Red Skirt.
- The figurine is 11 1/2" tall
- 6" wide (at the base).
- She is 4 1/4" (shoulder to shoulder)
- This ceramic doll is made by the Arana family in Tonala, Mexico.
- The figurine is holding a basket of Pan Dulce or Sweet Bread.
- The doll has a Red skirt with a painting of plate of pan dulce and a teapot on a table.
- Her hair is in an UpDo with Flowers.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine
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.