Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing female skeleton
  • Mexico
  • standing female skeleton, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, yarn, cloth, beads, ceramic, paint, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 8 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4305

The standing female skeleton is wearing an unbleached cotton blouse with a black ribbon down the front with pink flowers and green leaves. She has a black skirt with white and blue stripes. She has a single long strand of black yarn for hair. There are orange beads at the neck. She is holding a green ceramic pot in her right hand.