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one of a choir of four nun skeletons
  • Mexico
  • one of a choir of four nun skeletons, 1985–1995
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, cloth, paint, paper
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12 x 7 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Argersinger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4311.04
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Description

One of four nun skeletons each wearing a white habit. The dress is painted, the headscarf is white cloth. The head and hands are light yellow with black detail. Each has their arms bent holding a book.


2007.4311.04 has a blue base
2007.4311.04 has a longer headscarf.