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- n. A skeleton figure representing Aztec goddess Mictecacihuatl; used as a symbol of the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, celebration.
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The word "catrina" is widely used in Mexico to mean "elegant and polished."
The word "catrina" is widely used in Mexico to mean "elegant and polished." Lithographer Jose Guadalupe Posadas created the skeletal Catrina, who was later immortalized in the murals of Diego Rivera. Posada's original Catrina lithograph and printing plate can be seen in the museum dedicated to him. © Diodora Bucur, 2009
I have traveled quite extensively in all of Southern + Central MX and I have not come across a thriving bead artist colony, unlike - ceramics, silver-smithing, copper work, catrina characters, weavers, gourd + paper mache artists.
Dear R.L Stine i love your books and movies and wish i had all of them plus i would love to be in the fan club but i just love Goosebumps they are my favorite books and movies in the world oh and my name is catrina Hirsh and i am 10 years old
Also, there are two artisans of note: Alvaro de la Cruz makes the catrina figures in ceramic, and Juan Torres does oil paintings.
Yosha! thisn be a lot betta than theat ole catrina! hidden damage??
The decor is as delicious as the food at Tío Lucas, where three-foot-tall iron statues of “la calavera catrina,” José Guadalupe Posada’s seductive skeleton in a broad Edwardian hat, look up at agave-shaped cane chandeliers ringed by monkeys and alligators.
Aka catrina, Conventions, etc. 2) a COW uses satellite uplinks and diesel generator to power the equipment.