Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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catrina figure
  • Mexico
  • catrina figure, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 29.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4322

The female skeleton is wearing a close-fitting long green dress. It is a v-neck with no sleeves. It has yellow flowers with red detail around the hem and one on top. She is also wearing a wide rimmed brown hat with pink flowers and green leaves. Her left arm is bent, holding a gold clutch purse and her right arm is at her side.