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Wood Skeleton Day of the Dead Hand Carved

Wood Skeleton Day of the Dead Hand Carved

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  • "Skeleton with a pole"  Wood, Paper, Wire by Bulmaro Pina Pina, celebrating the Day of the Dead.
  • 14" Tall
  • 13" Long
  • 3" Wide
  • The Man is 7" Tall, 3" Wide, 2" Thick
  •  Mr Pina carves and creates the "guiders of souls", fishermen guiding the souls of the dead across Lake Patzcuaro to the cemetery on on Janitzio Island.  Every year families of those dead make the trip to this cemetery, decorate their graves and spend the night of November 1st sharing food, drink and community with their loved ones who have passed on.
  • Mr Pina uses wood from the Copal tree, dried, then using saw & chisel carves, canoes and peoples them with figures of wire, paper mache and clay.  These figures are deeply evocative of the souls journey from life to afterlife.
  • This work is Original, Signed and will be packed very carefully and the shipment insured.
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