Rice Paper Prince Butterfly Frame
a large Rice Paper butterfly (Idea Idea Nouvella). First discovered in 1910, The Rice Prince butterfly specimen is from Indonesia.
Entomologist Michelle Lee Johnston focuses on preservation with respect. Each insect is delicately steamed or soaked to allow for pliable movements only within the insects natural ability, presenting the insects in their most natural form, free of harsh chemicals.
Each one of a kind piece draws attention to the beauty of our natural world and the creatures that fill it with wonder.