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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on paper. Central stem with large, intermittent, feathered edge, pointy leaves. Near top of stem are offshoots with vertical bands of purple flowers, some unopened. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is not mounted.
Year Range from 1895
Year Range to 1905
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 1977.0138
Provenance This is 138 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