Armida Ortega



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Unique and original Catrina made with paper strips.

I’m originally from Mexico and the celebration of Día de la Muerte or Day of the Death is part of my culture.

Mexico's lady of death, La Catrina, is José Guadalupe Posada's most famous character. It is a reminder to enjoy life and embrace mortality.

The original leaflet was named "La Calavera Garbancera" by Posada, describing a person who was ashamed of their Indian origins and dressed imitating the French style while wearing lots of makeup to make their skin look whiter.

100% Handmade

Materials: Acid free paper and non toxic glue.
Design Size: 6 x 8 " (15.25 x 20.3 cm) approximately
Frame: White Shadow box
Mat: No
Frame size: 8 x 10 x 1 " (20 x 25.5 x 2.54 cm)

NOTE1: If you are local (White Rock & South Surrey, BC) you can save the shipping fees, at the checkout there's an option for local pick up and once you place the order I will contact you to arrange the pick up.
And as well I accept eTransfer if you prefer.

NOTE2: If you like this design but is not the colour or size that you are looking for, I will be happy to make a new one for you. Please send me a message (click on the CONTACT button) with your request.

The Shipping Service is through Canada Post, using the "Regular or Standard Parcel" service and the piece will be shipping from White Rock, BC Canada.

Due to the nature of the creation of the artwork, handmade, all sales are final. And to avoid surprises that lead to returns, I provide lots of pictures. You can also contact me. Send me a message through the contact page section if you wish any extra images before purchasing or you have any questions and I will happy to send you more photos of different angles and answer all your questions.