Early 20th century
7.125 in HIGH x 5.125 in WIDE x 0.875 in DEEP
South America
Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation

Three (3) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.   They are arranged in a column the last one is folded. Mainly brown with yellow stripes on top wing.  Bottom wings are not perfectly round. Underside is white with brown stripes and mirrored markings. They range in size from 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 x 2 1/4  The two top  butterflies are female. There is no gender indication for the bottom butterfly.  VERSO: Female symbol is written in pencil on verso.

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