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plant fiber flower
  • Mexico
  • plant fiber flower, late 1900s–1975
  • Where object was made: Monterrey ?, Mexico
  • plant fiber, paper, wire, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 x 13.5 x 9.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 5 5/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6887

The flower has many petals of faded red dried grassy plant fiber. The center is red. The stem is a wire, sharply curved in on itself and wrapped with a faded green paper. There is faded green plant fiber on the stem intended as leaves.