Colectivo Fiesta Mexicana

Papel Picado Calacas Doing Things Banner

Sale price Price $4.50 Regular price $7.50

Day of the Dead Papel Picado Hanging Banner  100% Handmade in Puebla, Mexico.

A Mexican folk art, papel picado is used throughout the year for decorations and is made by cutting detailed patterns on tissue paper to reflect the festivity it is being used for. These decorations are particularly used during Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebrations. This Papel Picado banner is the essential touch to include in a Mexican altar or home decoration. It portrays Full body skeletons, or calacas as the Mexican colloquial term, doing activities as it is traditional in Day of the Dead Celebrations. Authentic and unique piece of traditional Mexican Decoration.

Includes 1 Large banner of multicolored tissue paper with Day of the Dead theme. The banner is created by having pieces of cut tissue paper hanging from a thread. 16 hanging figures united by more tissue paper at the top. All figures measuring approximately 9” long each, plus a piece of string of separation between them. Available in four designs of skeletons, or calacas: Party calaca, Bicycle calaca, Catrina, and Calaca.

  • Made of intricately cut tissue paper.
  • A cotton string holding pieces of paper together
  • Approximate Measurements:
    9'1 x 1' Tall.
  • The picture displayed and color may not exactly match the set, but the theme will be consistent.

- At Lolo - Mercadito we are committed to acknowledging the nature of each product. With each purchase, you are getting a unique and authentic piece that was handmade with love by artisans from Mexico. There might be some flaws and variations in color, measurements, and design due to their artisanal nature.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Juliana Ison
Amazing and high quality!

We hung these up in my New England home, and I immediately felt like I was home at Día de Los Muertos festivities. These banners are great quality, and I would highly recommend!

This makes us so happy Juliana! We’re so glad that these Día de Muertos inspired banners made you feel closer to home. Thank you so much for writing us this amazing review!

Papel picado

Very satisfied. Arrived quickly.

Great!! We’re so happy you loved your papel picado and that your package arrived quickly. We appreciate your support Beth!

Diana Sandy

LOVE my new banners - so colorful and fun!!!

Sharon Sullivan
Paper picado

My Catrinas are beautiful! I wish I bought two!! So colorful and we’ll-made.Mercadoto is a reliable company that cares.

HI Sharon,

Thank you SO much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! I am so happy to hear that you chose to include us in your festivities this year and are beyond satisfied with your papel picado!! Thank you for your constant support and for your trust, it all truly means a lot to us.

Thank you,
Manuel Saidi

Happy Go Lucky
Fabulous Picados

Wonderful papel picado and now we're ready to decorate.

Hi Shop Wastelandia,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! Let's decorate!! It makes me beyond happy to hear that you were 5 stars satisfied with your papel picado. I hope that you enjoy it and can use it in upcoming festivities! Thank you so much for your feedback, business and constant support, as it means a lot to us here at Lolo.

Thank you,
Manuel Saidi