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Model of a worker bee

Model of a worker bee bearing wax made of papier mache and metal. The bee is painted black and brown with pale orange stripes across the abdomen and underside and orange markings on the legs. The bee has two pairs of folded back wings, a pair of lowered antennae at the front and three pairs of legs, two of which are lined with hair. Yellow pollen appears underneath both back legs of the bee and a gold hook is attached under the breast from which the model can be hung.
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