A fresh Shell Ginger leaf is green with stripes of yellow. In it's dried state I thought the leaves looked painted. Pieced together in a group, the effect is of an abstract watercolor. The wine-colored matte, picked up the subtle purple tones in the dried leaves.

Shell Ginger - 20x20" - Framed $230 

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All work copyright 2004 Elizabeth Burke-Dain