Papel picado: Delicately decorated tissue paper represents wind and the fragility of life.
npr.org/ /thesalt/2014/10/29/ decoding-the-food-and-drink-on-a-day-of-the-dead-altar by Eneas De Troya
Papel picado "perforated paper" is the Mexican folk art of papercutting into elaborate designs.
Todos Santos: "At the time of All Saints offerings are made to be primarily received by our loved ones who died."
Papel Picado artist Herminia Albarrán Romero the 2005 NEA Award Winner does Mission Cultural Center's annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibit 2005