Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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standing female skeleton with cigarette
  • Mexico
  • standing female skeleton with cigarette, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, cotton, metal, paint, glitter
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 7/16 x 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4337

The standing female skeleton wearing a short blue-green dress with glitter and shoes to match. She has tan skin, but skeletal features. She has cotton hair, wire hoop earrings and a wire cigarette. She is carrying a pink shoulder bag on her left shoulder.