Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Mask with flowers by Anthony Saldivar - One of a kind
Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Mask with flowers by Anthony Saldivar - One of a kind DETAILS: Artist: Anthony Saldivar Title: Maria Size: 6.5 x5 Medium: Acrylic, flower on papier mache Year: 2013 Sign: On back Other: Wearable or wall display Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is particularly celebrated in Mexico, where it is a national holiday, and all banks are closed. The celebration takes place on November 1 and 2, in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased. FORMS OF PAYMENT: PayPal SHIPPING & HANDLING: $11.55 for shipping in the United States. For shipping outside USA please email me. ARTIST'S INFO: Artist: Anthony Saldivar I reside and work from my studio in San Antonio, Texas. My work can be found in many private collections and art galleries throughout the world. ©All Rights Reserved