Friday, October 2, 2015

Handmade Freshwater Mussel Costume!

Hand  designed, created and painted freshwater mussel costume by Artist, L. Costello Hinchey through a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife for the Upper Tennessee River Roundtable at - Fine Arts.
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  Hand painted shells were inspired by the Lampsilis fasciola, common name the Wavy-rayed Lampmussel complete with lure headdress. 
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