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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Queen Anne's lace/Daucus carota
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Thin green stems with feathery, finely divided leaves. Two fully bloomed flowers are shaped like an umbrella and made up of many small flowers in a lace-like pattern. There are also two unbloomed flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Queen Anne's Lace". 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 pencil: "Queen Anne's lace/Daucus carota"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0082
Provenance Artist has marked "82" on back indicating a series. This is 82 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