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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Mallow
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Large central green stem with offshoots of smaller stems. Large, fan-shape leaves at tips of stems. At bottom and center of stem are pink and white flowers with small, light yellow centers. These flowers are in various stages of bloom. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Mallow". 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 Marked in pencil on back: "Mallow"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0099
Provenance This is 99 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