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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Golden Rod
Description Watercolor on paper. Two separate stems with feathered edge leaves running the length of stem shaft. At curved stem tips are small clusters of yellow flowers with tiny petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Golden Rod". 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 Marked in pen on back: "Golden Rod"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0102
Provenance This is 102 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