393 Object Results

Marriage certificate
November 14 1805

Marriage certificate for Asa Sherman and Elizabeth Mitchell, signed by witnesses at the Great Friends Meeting House, dated 1805. Watermarked 1804. back is signed by Rowse Taylor, Recorder.

Three alphabet sequences, two number sequences, floral border, blue house.

Wooden pattern for cutting glove fabric or leather. Pattern is symmetrical with three fingers on each side and a wider rectangle in the center which, when the pattern is folded and sewn, would be t...

Small booklet bound with cotton thread. Almanac for state of Rhode Island in 1805.

1804 – 1924

Metal ramrod with puffy top from the Constitution, USN 1804-1924

1802 – 1819

Tablespoon with engraved initials: "ASD" is script on handle. "I.A. SHAW" enclosed in a wavy line on handle. Belonged to Aaron Fisher Dyer.

Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block with painted face and clothing, block has an oblong head which towards the back is covered in kid leather which is cushioned towards the back of the block's head.

Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block carved from a solid piece of wood. The rear of the block is carved into an oblong cranial shape and the front of the block is cut in to a flat surface.

circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet interior structure, comprised of twine covered wire, buckram, and netting.

circa 1800 – 1870

Cane frame bonnet with small scale black and cream plaid tafetta. The back of the crown is trimmed with a ruffle at the neck, which is reinforced with netting and a double bow at the center back of...

circa 1800 – 1870

Burnt orange drawstring reticule with multicolored chenille and beaded embellishment depicting bhutas as well as a border.

circa 1800 – 1870

Reddish brown mesh drawstring reticule with silver beaded motif depicting bhutas, leaves, and fringe.

Bonnet (hat)
circa 1800 – 1860

Green silk poke bonnet feauring a pleated crown. At the neck there is a ruffle of the same silk fabric and a bow of a slightly lighter green fabric. There are remnants of lappets about an inch and ...

Mounted studio photograph of an unknown bearded man. Studio is printed on bottom left of recto: Leavitt. Address is printed as: 126 Bellevue Ave., Newport RI. 

19th century

White petticoat with three tier decoration four inches above the hem. A.H. Moore is stamped twice on the inside of the waist. Button closure at back of waist. Handsewn alteration visible near button.

D238 B
19th century

Gray silk fringed Quaker shawl, square. Attached tag reads 'Quaker Shawl, Rebecca Collins, D238 B'

19th century

Gold, yellow and brown wallpaper with maroon accents in the pattern. Two sections of fragments, both came from the stairwell of the Banister House at 56 Pelham Street, Newport, RI. There is another...

1800 – 1820

Wallpaper fragment still attached to horsehair plaster backing. The wallpaper has a mustard yellow background with a blue and white ribbon pattern across the center. The top has a light blue, white...

A view of Lake's Corner from the north side of Broadway, including pedestrians, horses, and cariages. 

19th century

Black-and-white photograph depicting the Travers Block on Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Horse drawn carriages are in the street. Shopfront signs include "J. Krakauer Ladies' Tailor & Hatter," "im...

Cream colored silk satin petticoat. 5 3/4 in. pleated ruffle at hem. Machine stitched. Pinked seam allowances. Gored panels. Longer in back than front. Meant to be worn over bustle. Closes in back ...

1800 – 1900

Light brown heathered wool petticoat with brown machine-embroidered hem. Glazed twill cotton waistband. Gathered evenly around waist. 5/8 in. mother of pearl button at waist. Hem turn up is selvage...

1800 – 1830

Rectangular yellow and cream shawl. Yellow warps and wefts create decorative borders. Majority of shawl is a cream, floral and striped, tone-on-tone pattern. Pattern difficult to see. "MET" embroid...

19th century

Small, square shawl embroidered in gold thread. Scalloped edges and laurel branches in corners.

19th century

Sheer muslin shawl embroidered in silver thread. Embroidery consists of scalloped edges, scattered dots across the majority of the ground, and sprigs and flowers at shorter ends. 

1800 – 1820

Sheer muslin gown with empire waist. Fabric patterned with stripes with lozenges in the center. Pattern a combination of embroidery and openwork that appears to be machine made. Back opening closes...

1800 – 1820

Sheer muslin chemise with empire waist. Drawstrings close back opening. 1/2 in. tuck above a 3/8 in. hem. Back yolk made from opaque plain weave. 

1800 – 1820

Fine, sheer muslin gown with empire waist and long sleeves. Embroidered with foliate motif and pomegranate-like fruit. Sleeves have slight puff. Dress opens in back and is closed with a twill tape ...

19th century

Yellowed muslin shawl embroidered with small chain stitch embroidered with small a small floral pattern. Three edges finished with 1/2 in. wide hems. One edge selvage. Shawl pieced from two separat...

Cream colored pique waistcoat with three pockets, a shawl collar, and three buttons at the center front. Two pockets on the PR breast, one on the PL left. Shawl collar 2 5/8 in. wide.The back panel...

Navy blue collarless wool vest with four welt pockets and five center front buttons. Two welt pockets on each breast. Lined with a faded light blue and cream striped cotton. Interior welt pocket on...

Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Petticoat made of same ruffled tulle as decoration on bodice and bertha collar.

Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Bertha made of same tulle that decorates bodice. 5 tiers of ruffled tulle comes to a cente...

FIC.2018.011 B
19th century

Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Skirt had considerable fullness in back through pleats, but lacks the inner ties to suppor...

FIC.2018.011 A
19th century

Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Bodice has extremely pointed front with high waist. Arms set off the shoulder with tulle p...

19th century

Black petticoat with a moire-like finish. Tiered ruffles around the hem. Outermost layer is flounced lace with a floral pattern. The lace varies in width from 12 1/2 in. to 7 3/4 in. Second layer i...

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