Lupita NAJACO Turquoise Ceramic Doll/Figurine Mexican Espanola Gorditas Metate
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Gorditas, Turquoise Skirt Espanola Style
- The figurine is 11-1/2" tall
- 6" wide (at the base).
- She is 4" wide (shoulder to shoulder)
- This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
- This doll is making Gorditas, a type of Tortilla, on a Metate or grinding stone.
- A Gordita is a flatbread made from cornmeal and stuffed with meat, cheese, vegetables, or a sweet filling.
- The Turquoise espanola style skirt has a hand painted woman making gorditas on the front.
- Her hair is in Two Long Braids with Bows and Flowers.
- 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 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.
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.