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Holy Ghost Orchid

 

Origami Holy Ghost Orchid

Paper used:  a single un-cut square of mulberry tissue paper treated with methyl cellulose.

Design date:  June, 2012

Base Crease Pattern: 

Origami Holy Ghost Orchid Base

Design Reference:

Real Holy Ghost Orchid

 

This flower is named after the part in the center that resembles a dove in flight.  While the design was relatively simple, the final shaping was more challenging than I had anticipated and photographing it well was extremely difficult.  This latest addition to my collection of origami flowers is my 50th original design.