396 Object Results

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91.14.5 AB
drawing
before 1807

Pencil and watercolor drawing of hit of Sarah Obadiah, near New Bedford, MA. Supposedly done with aid of camera obscura. Front of the drawing reads, "Hut of Sarah Obadiah, an aged Indian. Near New ...

96.25.1
Carving
December 28 1807

Elaborately carved miniature wooden swift constructed in blown bottle so that it can turn. Inscription printed on paper and pasted on sides of square shaft, 'Made In Newport By Samuel Melville For ...

FIC.2019.102
Map
circa 1807

This is a map of Aquidneck Island, as well as Mount Hope Bay and the surrounding area.It shows the position of the American and British armies at the Siege of Newport and the subsequent action on t...

91.36.1
Spoon
circa 1807

Silver, monogrammed "M.W./H., and dated 1807". Descended in Hadwen-Williams family, attributed by them to W. Hadwen, but more likely made by Hookey. Gift to Margaret Williams Carman from her mother...


Portrait of Mrs. William Tilley, nee Katherine Metcalf (1744-1817). Bust protrait facing the right; wearing white bonnet which ties under the chin; also wearing maroon dress with a white small drap...


Portrait of William Tilley (1738-1825). Bust portrait; turned slightly to the left, white collar, black vest, maroon jacket; steren looking, double chin; slightly bald.


This volume contains the meeting minutes of the African Benevolent Society from 1807 to 1824. The opening entry, dated December 21, 1807, is a copy of the organization’s constitution that outlines ...

18.5
Map
1807

An engraved map entitled: "A Map of Part of Rhode Island Shewing the Positions of the American and British Armies at the Siege of Newport, and the subsequent Action on the 29th of August 1778." Dra...


An engraved map entitled: "A Map of Part of Rhode Island Shewing the Positions of the American and British Armies at the Siege of Newport, and the subsequent Action on the 29th of August 1778." Dra...

01.792
Ramrod
1804 – 1924

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

25.2
Tablespoon
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.

FIC.2014.307
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.

FIC.2014.306
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.

FIC.2014.304
Bonnet
circa 1800 – 1860

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

FIC.2014.300
Hat
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...

FIC.2014.260
Reticule
circa 1800 – 1870

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

FIC.2014.257
Reticule
circa 1800 – 1870

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

38.7
Bonnet
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. 

FIC.2014.152
Petticoat
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
Shawl
19th century

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

2019.004.002
Wallpaper
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...

2019.004.001
Wallpaper
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. 

P738
Photograph
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 ...

FIC.2018.034
Petticoat
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...

FIC.2018.031
Shawl
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...

FIC.2018.028
Shawl
19th century

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

FIC.2018.027
Shawl
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. 

FIC.2018.024
Gown
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...

FIC.2018.023
Chemise
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. 

FIC.2018.022
Gown
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 ...

FIC.2014.315
Shawl
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...

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