Novelty Catrina Notebook imported from Mexico 21cm X 14cm.
The Catrina is a famous and renown Mexican character, it is a woman in the shape of a skeleton. It is specially famous during 'el Dia de muertos' or day of the dead.
Among Pre-hispanic people it was common to save skulls to exhibit them during rituals that symbolised death and rebirth.
Dead's Day was celebrated the ninth month of the Mexica Solar Calendar, near August, and lasted the whole month. The celebration was presided by the Goddess Mictecacíhuatl, known as "Lady Death" ('La Catrina' nowadays). The celebration was for the deceased.
Beliefs about death have been raised in Mexican culture. These have developed a series of rituals and traditions whether to venerate, honour, frighten and even mock it.
- Official Mexican Product
-Imported from Mexico
-Dimensions: 21 x 14cm
- 80 Pages
Mexico has countless traditions due to the merge of pre-hispanic and Spanish culture thus forming an identity folklore which spreads from Tijuana to Cancun.
By Mexico is a brand that cares for Mexican culture and traditions, wether its Xolos, Luchadores or native culture, By Mexico embraces Mexican traditional roots and embellish all of it with modern joyful design.
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