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Description

Small, rectangular format, study of a flower combination with a spray of blossoms in orange (tiger lily?), blue and gray/blue, tied with a pink bow. One blue blossom hangs down to the left with broken or bent stem. Two moths are depicted, one clinging to the orange lily (in profile) and the other from a viewpoint looking down on it, flies from the right. The background is bare. The frame is black with yellow stripe and glazed with original glass and backboard. [see others in set with same frame].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
In black pen script on white paper across backing reverse: Mrs. Geo. B. Frost
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
PICTURE, STILL LIFE
still lifes
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
7.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.819
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2602

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