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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Violet
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Two separate, yet identical plants. Each has small, thin stems connected by a common root at the bottom. Green leaves near base of stems, small, single white flower at tips of stems. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Violet". 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 Marked in pencil on back: "Violet"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0101
Provenance This is 101 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