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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Pearly Everlasting/Anaphalis margaritacea
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Two thin stems with long, thin leaves. At stem tips are clusters of small white flowers with yellow centers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Pearly Everlasting". 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: "Pearly Everlasting/Anaphalis margaritacea "

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0083
Provenance Artist has marked "83" on back indicating a series. This is 83 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