Folk Art Mexican Day of the Dead Crosses Masks Skulls Lupitas .
Day of the Dead Figures - Catrina Dolls
Día de los
and Paper Mache Catrina Skeletons Dolls
on pictures to view and purchases
Talavera Catrina Doll Figures - Day of the Dead Figures.
made and hand painted each piece is unique.
Catrina - Catrinas - Day of the Dead figures - these Catrinas are the skeleton
of an upper class woman and one of the most popular figures of the Day of the
Dead celebrations The figure is intended to show that the rich and fashionable,
despite their pretensions to importance, are just as susceptible to death as
- Day of the Dead Figures. Catrinas, are skeleton figures made out of clay or
paper mache and often are linked with Day of the Dead celebrations.
Catrina are very fashionable and unique. She is made of Paper Mache and or
Talavera Pottery no two pieces are the same.
The Day of the Dead is a
time of celebration when eating and parties are common. Due to occurring shortly
after Halloween, the Day of the Dead is sometimes thought to be a similar
holiday, although the two are celebrated differently.
Day of the Dead -
Día de los Muertos
is a holiday celebrated by many in Mexico. The
holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember
friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 2
in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints’ Day (November 1) and All
Souls’ Day (November 2).