Botanical study of the Wild Gili flower with pink and violet blooms and including the root system.
13 3/8 x 8 in. (34 x 20.3 cm)
Place of Origin
The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Jerry E. Finger, Jonathan S. Finger, and Walter G. Finger in honor of Nanette Finger at "One Great Night in November, 1996"
Caption / Inscription / Signature
Marked in pencil, lower left image:"Length of Flower/full bloom flower/5 full layers & 15 buds in 6 layers on stories [?]. [obscured] inches / Wild Gili flower of the Prairie/On the banks of the Canadian River/Indian Territory /V.Colyer. April 29 1869"
Marked in pencil on lower right corner of mount: "#32121"
Marked in pencil on lower left mount: "Penstement(?)"