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skeleton with guitar
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with guitar, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal, cotton, plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4318.01

The standing skeleton figure is holding a small brown guitar in front of his chest. He is wearing a black suit with white detail along the arms and legs, a white shirt and red string tie. He has a wide brimmed black hat with white detail and cotton hair.