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bride and groom skeletons
  • Mexico
  • bride and groom skeletons, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, cotton, lace, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 x 9 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 11/16 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4309

The groom, standing to the proper right, is wearing a black suit with gold detail. The bride, standing to the proper left is wearing a painted white top and white lace skirt with gold glitter. She has a white lace veil and both have cotton hair. The base is yellow.