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hunched female skeleton
  • Mexico
  • hunched female skeleton, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 5.5 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4346
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The standing figure of a woman has a skeletal head. She is hunched over with her arms raised overhead. She is wearing a long purple dress with one pink flower on top and three down the center of the skirt between vertical rows of blue-green semicircles.