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, wire, cloth, lace, sequin, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27.5 x 11 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 13/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4306

The standing female skeleton is wearing a black dress with red, purple and dark yellow flowers. There is white lace at the hem and a large circle of lace on the head. There are dark blue and white flowers on the head and gold sequins at the neck.