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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Yellow lady's slipper/Cypripedium calceolus
Description Watercolor on paper. Large green leaves and stems with two yellow blossoms at top. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "yellow lady's slipper". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark On back in pencil: "yellow lady's slipper/Cypripedium calceolus"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0025
Provenance Artist has marked "25" on back indicating a series. This is 25 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