Papier-mâché calavera (skull)

Papier-mâché calavera (skull)

Title Papier-mâché calavera (skull)
Subject All Souls’ Day; All Souls’ Day–Mexico; Mexico–Social life and customs; Skull in art
Description Example of the brightly decorated skull displayed during Mexican Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and Catholic All Souls’ Day observations. Often calaveras made for such occasions are of sugar, but other materials are used as well.
Creator Taylor, Govina
Publisher Wilson, Jimi
Date 2005-10-23
Type object
Format physical object: papier-mâché and paint with artificial flowers, 5-1/4″ x 4″ x 5-3/8″
Identifier JW0316-00013
Source Collection of Lynn Paluga
Rights Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution-Share Alike (CC BY-SA): This item is fee to use with attribution and provided its reuse is licensed under identical terms. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/