Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Teucrium canadense/ American Germander Wild Sage/Little Compton, July 1911 near marsh
Description Watercolor on paper. One central stem with alternating feather edged leaves. At stem tip is a pyramid shape cluster of small pink flowers with small, orange-tip stamens. Artist has identified the wildflower as "American Germander". 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: "Teucrium canadense/ American Germander Wild Sage/Little Compton, July 1911 near marsh"


Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0104
Provenance This is 104 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