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articulated skeleton figure
  • Mexico
  • articulated skeleton figure, 1986–1996
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • papier-mâché, paint, glitter, string, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 70 x 20 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 27 9/16 x 7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Friends of the KUMA
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7972

Three dimensional figure of a human skeleton made from papier-mâché that is painted white, with black painted details. The arms and legs are attached with thick pink string and the eyes are silver colored glitter.