Papel picado is a decorative craft made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. Papel picado is considered a Mexican folk art. The designs are commonly cut from as many as 40-50 colored tissue papers stacked together and using a guide or template, a small mallet, and chisels, creating as many as fifty banners at a time. Papel picados are commonly displayed for both secular and religious occasions, incorporated into the altars during the Day of the Dead and are hung throughout the streets during holidays.
9x7 Paper Papel Picado
Traditional decoration from Mexico. Each strand has 10 flags seperated by string. Perfect for any celebration, or just to make every day a little more festive.