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skeleton with bass drum
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with bass drum, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 7 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 3 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4317.18

The standing skeleton is holding a bass drum in front of him. The drum is brown with white heads and two wire legs supporting it. The skeleton is wearing a wide rimmed black hat, green top, red vest and black pants.