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Soy Mariachi, No Guerrillero (miniature scene of a funeral)
  • Mexico
  • Soy Mariachi, No Guerrillero (miniature scene of a funeral), 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, ceramic, paint, paper
  • 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
  • 2007.4281

Miniature scene of a funeral scene in a graveyard. There is a skeleton in a coffin at the front facing left. A male skeleton in a black suit stands behind with another male skeleton in a black suit with a black hat playing a violin. A third male skeleton with black suit and hat plays a guitar. A female skeleton in a white dress sits between the men with the instruments. The scene behind has two small white buildings, each with a gold cross and brown door and a tree between them. There is a red post on the facing right side of the scene. The exterior is red.