Figurine; made of pottery; in the form of skeleton dancing couple; rectangular wooden base, painted green; skeleton woman at left, skull separate piece of pottery mounted to body with wire, painted white with black markings, hair black, eyes pink, pupils black, white blouse, skirt green, white and red, black shoes; skeleton man at right, skull separate piece of pottery mounted to body with wire, painted white with black markings, hair black, eyes pink, pupils black, sombrero black, suit black with white markings, white shirt, red tie, white shoes. Inspired by Day of the Dead Festival.
- Made in: Tlaquepaque
- (Americas,North America,Mexico,Jalisco (state),Tlaquepaque)
- Height: 9 centimetres
- Width: 9 centimetres
- Depth: 7 centimetres
1977-1978, London, Horniman Museum
- Designed for: Day of the Dead
Objects collected during the 1970s by Chloë Sayer and Marcos Ortiz. They were exhibited in 1977-1978 at the Horniman Museum, and later acquired by the British Museum.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA33764
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