Cockleshell Orchid Preserved in Plastic

Date Made: 1944

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Natural Resources, Science & Mathematics


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Dr. G.R. Fessenden

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.A.7601Accession Number: 198812Catalog Number: A.7601

Object Name: Cockle Shell Orchidcockle shell orchid in plasticOrchid, Cockel Shell, Encapsulated

Measurements: overall: 1 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_878550

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.