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skeleton with pink cape
  • Mexico
  • skeleton with pink cape, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint, synthetic fur, crepe paper, wire
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 12 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6274

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 a pink crepe paper cape. There is a hanging loop on the head. There is white with black and red detail.