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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Iris prismatica/Slender Blueflag./L.C. June 1911
Description Watercolor on paper. Two green stems with brown ends and roots attached. Stem has long offshoots and two purple flowers with yellow on inside of petals. One flower and stem are bent in half. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Slender Blueflag". Watercolor is not mounted.
Date 1911
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-9 D-11.5 inches
Makers mark Marked in pencil on back: "Iris prismatica/Slender Blueflag./L.C. June 1911"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0096
Provenance This is 96 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