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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. At center is a small plant with brown roots. Grass-like base on top of roots, with long thin stems going upward. At tip of each stem is a small white flower head. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
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 1977.0126
Provenance This is 126 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