Model, Theobroma Cacao, 1875–1898
This is a Model. It is dated 1875–1898. Its medium is wood, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster, reed pith, metal, string, feathers, gelatin, glass and bone glue beads, cloth, metallic thread, horsehair, hemp, silk threads, paint, and shellac varnish.
It is credited
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 50.8 × 20.3 × 21.9 cm (20 in. × 8 in. × 8 5/8 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Botanical Lessons.