Toy, bridal couple (Day of the Dead). Skeleton figures representing a bridal couple made of wire and plaster with bride wearing a lace cloth veil; figures are painted and mounted on a masonite platform painted bright blue. Figures Ht. 7.5 cm
Edgar C. Altermatt, Katharine D. Jenkins, and Mrs. Edgar C. Altermatt
Mexico City, Mexico
Verbatim coll. place:
Mexico, Mexico, D.F.
Katharine D. Jenkins
Paint (coating), Plaster, and Wood (plant material)
5.1 Religion and Divination: Objects and garb associated with practices reflecting submission, devotion, obedience, and service to supernatural agencies