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skeleton with accordion
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with accordion, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal, cotton, plastic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 7 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4318.04

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