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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on paper. Root base supports cluster of thin stems with feathery leaves. At tips of longer stems there are single purple flowers with white and orange at center. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is mounted on gray 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 Back is unmarked.

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0132
Provenance This is 132 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