Saturday, November 01, 2014

All Souls' Day (Dia de Muertos)


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Day of the Dead is celebrated on Oct 31st, Nov 1st and Nov 2nd
in connection with the triduum of Allhallowtide

Mexican figurines for the celebration

Skulls both ceramic and sugar are used as part of the ofrenda set at the ritual altars for  Dia de los Muertos celebration

These items were available in a wonderful gift shop in Newburyport Massachusetts

"Catrinas 2" by Tomascastelazo - self-made (Picture taken at the Museo de la Ciudad, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico [1]). Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

"CemetarioAlmoloyaRio1995" by AlejandroLinaresGarcia - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.





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