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Ceramics from yesteryear
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One of a kind, Alvaro de la Cruz clay catrina handmade in Capula, Michoacán. This stunning catrina is beautifully and pleasingly painted in pink and white with touches of color in the flowers of the large hat. Catrinas were popularized by Jose Guadalupe Posada at the turn of the 20th century and for that reason the women wear the garb of the day. Signed.
This is a tall, clay catrina ( 29" tall ) and very fragile.
**Not eligible for Free or $10 shipping. Packing of the catrina will be at least $39. Additional handling, shipping and insurance charges will be calculated based on shipping destination. Please contact us before purchasing to determine exact shipping charges. Or pick it up in the Minneapolis shop!**
state of origin: Michoacan dimensions: 29" tall