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Artist Spent Months Creating Life-Size Crochet Skeleton with Removable Organs

This is the life-size anatomically correct skeleton with removable organs crocheted by Canadian artist Shanell Papp.

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

The work was created in 2005 from wool yarn and includes everything from a soft crocheted heart to ten hollow phalanges.

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

After working for four months on the skeleton, and four months on the organs, the final work was displayed on an actual mortuary gurney.

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

The skeleton was created for an open research project on textiles, anatomy, and art, called BAWDY.

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

life-size, anatomically correct skeleton

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