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skeleton with accordion
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with accordion, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, metal, cotton, paper, sequin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 x 10 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/16 x 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4318.05

The standing skeleton figure is holding a small gold accordian in front of her chest. She is wearing a red paper skirt with blue, orange, red and green sequins. Her top is pink. The ceramic dress under the paper skirt is pink and gold. She has cotton hair.