Papel Picado (“perforated paper”) is the Mexican folk art of papercutting into elaborate designs. The designs are commonly cut from tissue paper using a guide and small chisels, creating as many as forty banners at a time. 

Papel Picado (“perforated paper”) is the Mexican folk art of papercutting into elaborate designs. The designs are commonly cut from tissue paper using a guide and small chisels, creating as many as forty banners at a time.