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articulated skeleton rod puppet
  • Mexico
  • articulated skeleton rod puppet, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, wire, string
  • Object Height/Width: 44.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4284
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Description

A skeleton shaped puppet that has a wooden rod handle and articulated limbs. The skeleton is white with black detail. He is wearing a green hat with red and yellow details. He is smoking a cigar and has a yellow sash over his right shoulder. The shoulders, knees, and hips are articulated with wire.