frida kahlo, mexico, dia de los muertos
Model Raquel Salinas waits backstage before appearing on the runway as part of Ofrendas 2008 Calavera Fashion Show and Walking Altars at the Tropico de Nopal Gallery.
Tehuantepec Clothing Mexico Magnificent huipil and skirt from the Tehuantepec area of Oaxaca. Hand embroidered in the typical "large flower" style of Tehuantepec.
Chapel Door - Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico...Marigolds decorate door for the Day of the Dead
Days of the Dead ~ The Día de Muertos is celebrated primarily on November 1 - All Saints Day- and November 2 - All Souls Day. Generally, the 1st is to mourn children who have passed away, and the 2nd is for adults. The whole country is geared up with festivities.