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Title Shell Corsage
Object Name Corsage
Date c. 1943
Description Small daisy corsage has painted silvery-irridescent clam-type shell petals. The daisy's center is composed of yellow painted gastropod shells. The flower has green velvet leaves and a green wire stem.

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 2005.0006.003