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female skeleton with a pot on her head
  • Guillermina Aguilar
    born: Ocotlán de Morelos, Oaxaca, Mexico ; active: Mexico
  • female skeleton with a pot on her head, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 28 x 9.5 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4320

The standing female skeleton is wearing a sleeveless yellow top and light purple floor length skirt. She is holding a green object in front of her abdomen. There is a round orange object with a raised center on the front of her skirt, near the hem. She has a globular brown pot on her head with a green rim, pink flower and two green leaves.