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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Two thin stems with pointed, feathered edge leaves near the top of stem. At tip is a small ball-shape flower head made of small white flowers. One stem still has a brown root attached. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895
Year Range to 1905
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark Back is unmarked.

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0115
Provenance This is 115 of 142 watercolors depicting wildflowers in the Little Compton area. Artist has compiled a notebook with details on each of the paintings. These were all donated to the historical society by her daughters.
Source Furbish Family
Received as Gift