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papel picado (cut-paper work)
  • Mexico
  • papel picado (cut-paper work), circa 1990
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • tissue paper, cutting
  • Object Height/Width: 64 x 87.5 cm includes mat board
    Object Height/Width: 25 3/16 x 34 7/16 in includes mat board
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7747

The cut-paper banner depicts a horse skeleton pulling a carriage and walking over a skeleton. There is a skeleton driver and a female skeleton wearing a fancy hat rides in the carriage. A bird flies above the horse. It is purple.

It is mounted on black mat board.