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skeleton with drum set
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with drum set, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, cotton, metal, paint, plastic, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 10 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6276

The skeleton figure is wearing a yellow vest and trousers and is playing a drumset. He has cotton hair and wire arms. It has black detail. The drum set has a red bass drum with a skull and crossbones, two smaller drums and two gold colored cymbals. There are green plastic beads on a wire for drumsticks.