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bread shop with a skeleton shopkeeper
  • Mexico
  • bread shop with a skeleton shopkeeper, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, cotton
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 9.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4364

The skeleton is wearing a green dress and has cotton hair. It is standing behind a white table with four dome shaped loaves of brown bread. There is white detail on the bread.