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Banner of papercuts; cut with chisel from tissue paper; paper folded over string and glued; red design shows flower above and below bird; green design shows flower; purple design shows flower and leaves; pink design shows bird and two flowers above; yellow design shows sun; red design shows bird and flowers; green design shows flower; purple design shows flower and leaves; pink design shows bird and flowers; yellow design shows sun.
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Height: 22.50 centimetres (folded flat)
Width: 18.50 centimetres (folded flat)
- Curator's comments
- This type of papercutting is focused especially in San Salvador Huixcolotla. Artists from other areas have copied this style, but San Salvador Huixcolotla remains the centre, with key families such as the Vivancos and the Rojas carrying on the tradition. See Carmichael, Elizabeth and Sayer, Chloë. The Skeleton at the Feast, The Day of the Dead in Mexico. London: British Museum Press, 1991 pp. 101-107 for description of papercutting in San Salvador Huixcolotla.
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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