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1977.0025
Painting
Watercolor on paper. Large green leaves and stems with two yellow blossoms at top. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "yellow lady's slipper". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
unknown
Art, Painting
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Painting
1977.0075
Painting
Watercolor on paper. Two individual stems, each with large green leaves near bottom. Top half of each stem is covered in small, red, multi-petal flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Cardinal flower". Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
unknown
Art, Painting
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Painting
1977.0091
Painting
Watercolor on paper. Thin green stems protruding from feathery base of green leaves just above root. at tips o f leafless stems are singular yellow flower heads with thin, straight petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Canada Hawkweed". Watercolor is mounted on gray board and is unframed.
unknown
Art, Painting
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Peaked Top School
1976.01
Peaked Top School
Painting of Peaked Top School in black and gold painted frame. Painting features a gray stone building with red door in foreground. Sky, trees, and fields in background. This painting is of Peaked Top School when it stood on West Main Road just north of Swamp Road (East side of the Road). Written on backing paper: " 'Old Peaked Top'/The First School House/to be built in Little Compton/1725-1839", "Painted By/Geo. Burleigh" Exhibit label on reverse reads: "EXHIBITED AT THE/SYDNEY RICHMOND BURLEIGH/Exhibition of Paintings/LITTLE COMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY/August 15-(?)"
unknown
Art
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Box, Shadow
2007.2193
Box, Shadow
This elaborate piece of art depicts "Santo Christo do Milagres" or Christ of the Miracles. Housed inside a dark brown wooden shadow box, It is constructed of a number of mediums, including lace and paper. It features a 3-dimensional image of Christ at the center standing behind an altar and surrounded by elaborate gold, silver and pink metallic flowers, ribbons and beading.
unknown
Art
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Blacksmith's Shop on the Commons
2007.0001
Blacksmith's Shop on the Commons
Watercolor on paper. Glued to board. Edward Ira Marvell's painting of Blacksmith's Shop on the Commons. Two buildings with cart on right, figure in doorway. Matted and framed. Frame not original.
unknown
Art, Painting
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Wilbor House
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Wilbor House
Wilbor House
Don Cadoret
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Towel
2002.0153
Towel
Cream-colored towel. Red line decoration on long sides. Red and light blue decorative border on short sides. Fringe on short sides.
unknown
Art, Textile
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Towel
2002.0154
Towel
Cream-colored towel with red leaf border on short sides. Knotted fringe on short sides.
unknown
Art, Textile
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Towel
2002.0155.2
Towel
Cream-colored, rectangular towel with red line decoration. Fabric has checked pattern. Fringe on short sides.
unknown
Art, Textile
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Towel
2002.0156.1
Towel
Cream-colored damask towel with nautical design at center. Red fish border on short sides. Knotted fringe on short sides.
unknown
Art, Textile
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Towel
2002.0159
Towel
Cream-colored hand woven towel with small fringe border on short ends. Written on towel: "S. Shethar".
unknown
Art, Textile
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