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articulated skeleton rod puppet with a flowered hat
  • Mexico
  • articulated skeleton rod puppet with a flowered hat, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • wood, paint, wire, string
  • Object Height/Width: 41 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width: 16 1/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4289
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A skeleton puppet that has a wooden rod handle and articulated limbs. She is wearing a large pink hat with yellow flowers and green leaves. She is wearing a green vest with yellow and red detail and a red skirt or sash at the pelvis. The shoulders, hips, and knees are articulated with wire.