Skeleton costume

Skeleton Dance Costume, late 19th or early 20th century
Tibet,
Silk, flannel; Overall: 70 × 60 in. (177.8 × 152.4 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Edward A. Nis, 1934 (34.80.3a–h)
http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/69054

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