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Title Shell Corsage
Object Name Corsage
Date c. 1943
Description Small chrysanthemum bouquet corsage. "Bouquet" consists of five shell flowers and one large artificial leaf. There are two yellow flowers, two white flowers with a yellow center, and one pink flower with a yellow center. The stem of each flower is composed of green wire.

Made in Tule Lake Japanese internment camp during World War II. Tule Lake camp was known for its deposits of shells, which incarcerated people dug up and used in various arts and crafts.
Credit line White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of Carolyn Yamada.
Catalog Number 2005.0006.002