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skeleton prostitute
  • Mexico
  • skeleton prostitute, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, cotton, metal, paint, glitter
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4338
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The standing female skeleton, is identified as a prostitute, wearing a short brown dress with glitter and brown shoes. She has tan skin but skeletal features. She has cotton hair, wire hoop earrings and a wire cigarette. She is carrying a red handbag on her left arm.