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, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 16 x 8.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4348

The standing figure of a woman has a skeletal head. She is holding a walking stick in her right hand with her head turned that direction. She is wearing a long bright pink dress. There is a dark blue flower on top and three dark blue flowers down the front of the skirt between rows of dark blue scallops with dots.