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skeleton using a typewriter
  • Mexico
  • skeleton using a typewriter, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire, cotton, glitter, paper, cloth
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4366

The female skeleton is seated behind a grey desk wearing a red paper skirt with dots of glitter. She has cotton hair with a white cloth flower on the left side and glitter on her shoulders. There is a pink typewriter on the desk and a round red container with three wires. There is paper in the typewriter.