Mexican American

Papel Picado

Object Details

  • Dimensions: 19"W x 27"H
  • Accession Number: I-0068m

These tissue cut-outs, known as “papel picado” (punched paper) are made from fine colored tissue paper cut into various shapes, possibly related to the Dios de los Muertos celebrations.

Please use the following credit lines when publishing or using reproductions from the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures. Papel Picado, UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures