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Los Amigos Americanos (miniature scene depicting two Americans at home)
  • Mexico
  • Los Amigos Americanos (miniature scene depicting two Americans at home), 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, ceramic, paper, glass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 10 x 4.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4280
Description
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Exhibitions

Minaiture scene of a living room that has a light orange table on the facing left with a black TV and brown clock above. There are two skeletons on the facing right. The standing figure is a man wearing a blue suit with a red tie. The woman sitting on a brown chair wears a yellow dress with red detail. She is reading a newspaper. There is a pot in the center of the room with three pink flowers. There is a mirror on the back wall and the remaining walls are light orange. The exterior is red.