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skeleton with orange cape
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with orange cape, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, wire, crepe paper, synthetic fur
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 8 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 1 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6273

The skeleton figure has a clay head, thorax, pelvis, elbows, hands, knees, and feet. The limbs and neck are springs. It has straight black hair and an orange crepe paper cape. There is a hanging loop on the head. There is white with black and red detail.