Orchid: Paphiopedilum Thunderbirdum
auto parts - steel - fiberglass - velvet - acrylic urethane
78" x 58" x 80"
The Orchid is one of God's most beautiful and unusual flowers; the “Rocket-Bird” body Thunderbirds are one of the most beautiful and unusual cars, what do you get when you combine the two? An orchid of an entirely new genus and species: Paphiopedilum Thunderbirdum. Orchid is made entirely of a 1962 Ford Thunderbird with the exception of the air roots and the stem.