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skeleton with clarinet
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with clarinet, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal, cotton, plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4318.02

The standing skeleton figure is holding a black clarinet to his mouth. He is wearing a red-brown suit with white details along his legs and arms. He wears a white shirt and red string tie. He is wearing a wide rimmed black hat with white detail and cotton hair.