National “Encounter” of Traditional Cartonería (paper mache)

Over the centuries, the various branches of Mexican handcrafts have seen their ups and downs. Some have disappeared and some struggle to make a comeback. Cartonería (or hard paper mache) can be classed in the latter category. It reached peaks in the 19th century and again in the mid 20th century, until the banning of … Continue reading National “Encounter” of Traditional Cartonería (paper mache)