From card: "Tiny fruit bowl with handle made from white sugar candy, decorated with green, yellow & purple icing. Candy fruit inside, resting on wood shavings. Decoration for Mexican Day of the Dead. Loaned to Renwick 12/17/(19)81, returned 8/1983."
ONE OF ELEVEN MODELED SUGAR, CLAY, PAPER MACHE AND PAPER DECORATIONS MADE FOR MEXICAN CELEBRATION OF "DAY OF THE DEAD", (ALL SOUL'S & ALL SAINTS' DAY, NOV. 2). PURCHASED IN MEXICO CITY, NOV. 1, 1979 BY RAQUEL B. CEJA; SPECIFICALLY ASSEMBLED FOR RENWICK'S CELEBRATION EXHIBIT (1981). ITEMS MADE FOR SALE AS DECORATIONS.