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Que Vivan Las Gorditas, Que Mueran Las Hamburguesas (miniature scene depicting a tortilleria with three workers)
  • Mexico
  • Que Vivan Las Gorditas, Que Mueran Las Hamburguesas (miniature scene depicting a tortilleria with three workers), 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, ceramic
  • 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
  • 2007.4279
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Miniature scene with a dark blue room that is occupied by three skeletons wearing white dresses with green and red details. The center figure stands next to a large black stove with tortillas. The facing right figure stands at a yellow figure rolling tortillas. The counter at the facing left front has a light blue sign that reads "Tortilleria, La Camadre." A third figure stands behind the counter.