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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on paper. Two individual stems. Each is thin with feathered edge leaves along length of shaft. Near top of stem are very small purple flowers, spaced apart. Unopened buds are visible along stems. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is not mounted.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-9 D-11.5 inches
Makers mark Back is unmarked.

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0136
Provenance This is 136 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