Chess Players. Day-Of-The-Dead Clay Tile > 481315-94
Weight: 0.7 pounds
Our price: $13.00
We are ready to play a board game, how about chess? This tile is raised and hand-painted. This is a colorful tile celebrating the day of the dead. Traditionally in the Mexican culture people go to graveyards on the day of the dead (November 2nd), place food and meet at the place where their dead relatives rest.
Jose Guadalupe Posadas (1852 – 1913) a Mexican lithographer from the 18th century popularized the skeleton cartoons which later on transformed into lithographs. The main purpose of his work was political. The Catrina is a satirization of the upper class women during the 19th century, during Porfirio Diaz reign. Later on, his work was associated with the Mexican holiday "Dia De Los Muertos" or "Day of the dead".
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