El Catrin and La Catrina

2-Layer Day of the Dead Catrin & Catrina Face Masks (Pair)

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SKU: 391966
An elegant skeleton couple grins cheerfully on these charming black face masks by Maria Cristina Martinez. El Catrin sports wear a top hat and sombrero while La Catrina wears elaborate floral hats in the style of bygone days. Inspired by the caricatures of lithographer Jose Guadalupe Posada, Catrina is an important personage in Mexico's November 2 Day of the Dead celebrations.

Crafted of a polyester print and lined in cotton, the masks are lined in cotton, are washable and reusable, and feature elastic headbands for comfort.

Placement of the motifs can vary but the fabric will be the same.
  • 100% polyester, cotton lining
  • 1 oz
  • Each: 5.5 inches L x 7.8 inches W
  • Strap(s): 11.8 inches min L - x 19 inches max L x 0.2 inches W
  • Made in Mexico

Meet the Artist

Maria Cristina Martinez