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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Partidge berry/Michella repens
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Thin green stems with short green leaves running the length of stem shaft. At tips of each stem end are small white and pink flowers in varying degrees of bloom, including one unbloomed red berry. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Partridge berry". 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 On back in pen: "Partidge berry/Michella repens"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0068
Provenance Artist has marked "68" on back indicating a series. This is 68 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