Catrina


Collection

Harriett Joan Ehrlich Collection


Identifier

EH3


Artist

unknown


Description

This is a painted ceramic "catrina" figure, an iconic symbol of day of the dead festivities. The figure has a skull face with with braided hair and flowers. The body of the figure wears a long white bridal dress and the figure holds white and gold flowers in its hands. A fabric bow is attached to the figure's left shoulder.


Medium

ceramic

Width

4.5in

Height

12in

Length

7in

Related place

Mexico

When Acquired

December 2017