Najaco Lupita Nopales Cactus Ceramic Doll Mexican Pastel
- "Lupita" Najaco Ceramic Doll Selling Nopales
- The figurine is 11 3/4" tall and 6" wide at the base.
- She is 4" (shoulder to shoulder).
- The figurine is holding a basket of nopales or cacti. The details are wonderful.
- Her hair is a a braid on the back of her head, along with flowers.
- She is wearing a pastel colored skirt with a painting of a man harvesting nopales.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
Najaco dolls are made in Tonalá, Jalisco by the Arana family.
- In 1992, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people doing daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits.
- In short, typical women or 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.