Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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ceramic bar backdrop
  • Mexico
  • ceramic bar backdrop, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16.5 x 15.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4317.16

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.