Skeleton Head Hand Painted Mexico Folk Art Decor Pina "Day of the Dead"

$ 39.99
  • Wood Skeleton Head
  • Width of Skeleton head- 3 3/4"
  • Height- 4"
  • Diameter of Round Platform- 3"
  • This remarkable and rustic skeleton wood head was hand painted.
  • Mr Pina added a rope platform to hold the head.
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  •  This was made by self taught Mr. Busmaro Pina from Morelia, Mexico.
  • He grew up going to "Dia de Los Muertos" or "Day of the Dead" to Janitzio, an island in Lake Pasquaro. 
  • On the island there is a cemetery where people gather every year to remember their dead.  
  • People have been burying their love ones for many, many years.
  • These pieces of folk art are hand carved with local wood (copal), acrylic paints, wire and glue.
  • Mr. Pina works are a reminder of a very, very old custom that has been part of Mexico's  reverence for their dead.
  • Mr. Pina's pieces are one of a kind.
  • Great gift for someone special or for your own collection. 

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