38 Object Results

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Folding leather pocket book, outsides embossed. Edges of pockets are hand-sewn and each section has a leather divider. Inscriptions are as follows: (face 1 -- exterior): "Rhode Island," (face 1 -- ...


Half banister back arm chair with 'John W. 1731' on crest rail; rush seat; pad cover; turned legs; stretchers. Made in Little Compton, RI.


Miniature painting of Christopher Champlin (1731-1805). Profile of male with curly, dark, brown hair; blue eyes, white shirt with frills at the neck, black coat. Printed beneath portrait: "No. 20. ...

W 1974.75.1
Desk
circa 1730 – 1750

Tiger maple slant-top desk; three drawers and twelve pigeonholes inside; five drawers outside. Desk of Peleg Peckham (May 1, 1710 - August 27, 1765).

W 38.1
Boston Chair
circa 1730

William and Mary leather back Boston chair; maple turned legs and front stretchers; block feet; curved and molded crest rail; leather back splat and seat fastened with brass.

01.180 AB
Pocket (bag)
1730 – 1780

Pear-shaped pockets with a braid along outer borders. Crewel embroidered flowers on front. Each pocket has a different floral design, "B" is more frayed than "A". Backing on both is deteriorating. ...

W 1974.48.1
Pitcher (vessel)
circa 1725 – 1750

Brown and tan colored earthenware pitcher; raised designs cover the outside: two men, two dogs, two trees, man seated near a tavern, man smoking and holding a goblet, three running dogs, boy on roc...


Four pencil posts; simple headboard; rope spring; painted brown; canopy frame. In 1998 bedding placed in chest with ball feet.


Tavern table; once painted light green; breadboard ends; pencil post legs; curved support on one side. Probably made in New England.


Maple side chair painted black; three reeded banisters; ox bow crest rail; front legs are turned; seat covered in faded blue and gold Indian print on white background


Maple side chair with a painted black; three half back banisters; turned stretchers; turned legs; cloth seat cover of faded blue and gold Indian print on white background; carved finial; carved cre...

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

Blue and green plaid taffeta dress. Two pinked ruffles on skirt; one narrower ruffle on bodice.

D489
Brocade (textile)
18th century

Swatch of brocade with rose ground.

42.1.32 AB
Gown
18th century

Silver gray satin gown. Long sleeved with train, opening over matching petticoat. This gown, originally made about 1775, has been made over to approximate style of 1783-1793. This alteration may be...

42.1.33 AB
Gown
18th century

Polonaise dress made of pink and white striped silk and tafetta with fancy stripes. Back of gown same as D19. Separate petticoat has 2 pinked and plaited flounces. Untrimmed sleeves. Designed to be...

D217
Bonnet (hat)
18th century

Black silk Quaker bonnet lined in white. Homespun linen and square mesh linen gauze and a piece of marbled cardboard used in stiffening.

W 142.1
Dining Table
18th century

William and Mary style walnut gate leg table, circular leaves, turned legs and stretchers. There is a small drawer on one end. The gate legs could be folded in so the two leaves, attached by hinges...


Round pewter plate; ridge around edge; 'H E I' engraved on front and a tag on back stating name and date of owner. Attached tag reads 'Lydia E. Holmes, born Newport 1683. Married 1706 to Samuel Rog...


Pear shaped redware jug; green glaze; groove around top. Made in New Hampshire.


White background; pink and yellow floral design; pink buds; green leaves. Made in France. From the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard house.

W 1974.40.3
Jar
18th century

Redware canister of jar without cover; green glaze; two rows of molding around top. Made in New Hanpshire.

W 1974.40.1
Jar
18th century

Redware canister jar with green glaze; lid included. Two rows of molding around the top. Made in New Hampshire. From the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard house.

W 1934.2.2
Flesh Fork
18th century

Hand wrought iron meat fork; two prong fork; hole in handle to hang fork.

97.13.8 A-E
Tinder Box
18th century

Round tin box with two covers. (A) top cover has a place in the center to hold a candle. (B) is the inside cover, the handle is unsoldered and the inside may have had a lining of some kind. (C) is ...


Piece A is a fragment of sleeve. Piece B is a strip with nine buttons. Indigo and white vertically striped linen. Buttons worked in blue and white thread over slightly irregular wooden mould. Fragm...

D143
Cap (headgear)
18th century

Baby's plain white linen cap, simply stitched, not fitted at the back of the head. Similar to D137.

D48 AB
Stay
18th century

Whalebone stay covered with green wool with white stitching. Trimmed with white leather. Pocket in front section containing plain wooden busk.


Lady's Fancy Bag. White Linen bag with yellow embroidery. White Twill tape drawstring about 3/8" wide. Floral design, nearly balanced sprays growing from urn. Bag may be portion of larger piece.

42.1.18
Stocking
18th century

Man's white silk stocking w/ clocks on each side; it has been mended in many places, especially in the foot, toe and heel areas. Leg of one cut off at top presumably to mend others.

98.1.21
Eyeglasses
1700 – 1750

Circular lenses w/ cross between a "c" and a crank bridge, no temple bars and no sign of these glasses once having bars; gold braiding remains where frame would have been touching the nose; wire ri...

D446
Fan, Brisé
18th century

Ivory brise fan. Painted and pierced; 29 sticks measuring 8.5 inches. Medallion on each side with French pastoral figures. Chinese influence. The flowers in the front and one small medallion at bot...

01.403
Doll
18th century

Turned wooden doll with gesso over wood head with glass eyes - brown, dots around eyes and eyebrows, pink circles on cheeks, flax hair, high forehead. Body is a square bottomed torso of wood. The l...

01.619
Bottle, Snuff
18th century

Amber-colored, square shaped body, with sloping shoulder, short neck, pontil mark. Probably used to hold snuff.

01.615
Bottle
18th century

Pale, aqua-colored glass, irregular globular body pinched in on two sides, cylindrical neck, with flange, slight kick with pontil mark.

01.251
Snuffbox
18th century

Snuff or tobacco box with oval shape and engravings of christ on the cross. Hinge seems to have been repaired. Probably made in Holland or Germany. Marked with "Let Lyde Christi In Syn Sterve" en...

83.1.9
Chair
1700 – 1730

Black painted chair, oxbow shaped crest rail, three reeded splats, turned stretchers. Seat is a replacement.

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