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Aspidium Filix Mas. Wurmfarn
  • Karl Blossfeldt
    born: Schielo, Duchy of Anhalt (present-day Germany) ; died: Berlin, Germany ; active: Germany
  • Aspidium Filix Mas. Wurmfarn, circa 1926–1930
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 x 18 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 7 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift in honor of Del and Carol Shankel from friends and colleagues
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0039.04
Label Text

Black-and-white image of four curling plant stems. The stems are ascending in height from the left side of the image, except the stem in the far right side of the image is the shortest stem. The stems are curved downward at the top, and there is a small mass of stem in the center of the curl.