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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Arnica/Arnica mollis
Description Watercolor on paper. Two individual brown stems with spade shaped leaves that point upward. At tip of each stem is a singular, large yellow flower. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Arnica". 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 On back in pen: "Arnica/Arnica mollis"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0087
Provenance Artist has marked "87" on back indicating a series. This is 87 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