68 Object Results

Person/Organization: Decade:
25.3
Sculpture
before 1775

Eagle, wooden, painted gold. Originally sat on gateposts of Metcalf Bowler Estate in Portsmouth before the Revolution, later hung on buildings of United States Hotel, Townsend's Coffee House, Hamme...


Polonaise dress in white taffeta with a floral design in cherry. Brocaded stripe and rosebuds. Bodice and train sewed together but cut separately (i.e. no "Walteau" effect). Separate petticoat of s...

27.4.11
Purse
1775 – 1825

Housewife bag of grey green silk. Similiar to D64 and D65.

24.7.10
Purse
1775 – 1825

"Housewife" bag of rose taffeta, like D64.

27.4.9
Purse
1775 – 1825

"Housewife" bag, of pointed cotton print with dark brown background.

D62
Purse
1775 – 1825

Lady's fancy grey, silk lined bag with drawstring.

D60
Purse
1775 – 1825

Lady's Fancy Bag. White cotton, central band each side, embroidered in white cotton, connecting band of pinch-puffs. May be part of D34.


Lady's fancy bag. White, embroidered with violas in colored silks. Embroidered panel on each side, connected by puffed strip made by winding a pinch of material with thread. The initials "KM" are o...

D223
Bodice
1775 – 1825

Natural, unbleached homespun linen. Simple bodice, small cut at lower back of bodice. Wardrobe: Third floor E, Drawer: A

D222
Bodice
1775 – 1825

Woman's working dress or short gown. Indigo blue and white stripes, made from homespun linen. Low neck, long sleeves, sht. peplum. Swatch of similiar material among Wilbour samples. Wardrobe: 3rd F...


Plain white petticoat of fine striped dimity, two inch ruffle of white cotton at bottom.


Pink long sleeved taffeta dress and petticoat. Laced-up lower sleeves.

42.1.28
Dress (garment)
1775 – 1799

White and lavender striped dress. V-neck with sash around neck. Cuffs are pleated and fan out around the arm. Free pleats in front of bodice; 3 graduated pink ruffles at elbow. Back of dress; pleat...


Lady's fancy bag of brown canton crepe, lined with striped cream, tan and blue cotton with drawstring.

01.875
Candlestand
1775 – 1800

Cylindrical stand in round tray, holder on one side, lever to raise base inside stand.


Small tapering tweezers with ivory hinge.


Miniature portrait of Edward Arnold Tayer (1774-1848). Brown eyes, powdered hair, white shirt with tie at neck, black vest, brown jacket, stippled blue background. He elimninated Arnold from his na...


Minitature painting of Mrs. Christopher Grant Champlin (1772-1847) in three-quarter profile, facing left. Blue eyes, reddish-brown hair rolled high and back from face, covered with a draping white ...

D218
Cap (headgear)
circa 1770

White cap of fine muslin. Has yellowed over time. Narrow ruffle around face and under chin. Edged with narrow tuck and hem stitching.

01.866
Silhouette
1770 – 1848

Cut out silhouette of Nicholas Hassard (1770-1848), of light paper over darker cloth; facing right, with a high collar and hair standing up. Gold painted frame. Written across the bottom: "Nicholas...


Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.

01.856
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Silhouette of Michele Felice Corne (1765-1856) sitting on a stool facing right; tan paper mounted on lighter paper. Wood frame painted gold. Michele Felice Corne written underneath. This is a fasci...

01.843
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Full length profile silhouette of Job Sherman (1765-1856) facing right. He is wearing a hat and coat with tails. One arm appears put in the coat across his chest. Backing is water stained.

01.867
Silhouette
1763 – 1813

Silhouette of Elizabeth Arden (1763-1813) painted on glass, facing left. Hair is done up in a bun with some falling loose. Oval in a square frame: gold painted carved frame.

01.273
Snuffbox
1760 – 1790

Oval-shaped copper tobacco box with applied silver oval on lid. Top of box engraved with flowers and phrase. Bottom engraved with vines encircling a sailing ship. Engraved with initials "PH", "Come...

70.3
Table, Tea
1760 – 1780

Mahogany round, tilt-top tea table with stop-fluted column, dish top, tripod pedestal base, plain feet.


White, silk brocade pink and green flowers. Brocade taffeta with satin stripes and colored flowers. 
Note with fabric fragment: "Piece of material from dress worm by Mrs. Allen at a ball give...


Lady's fancy bag. White, embroidered with moss rose in colored silk. Contains table of Kings of England , ending with George III, 1760.


Round painting of a woman with a red dress and white head covering; she is seated with a mans head appearing behind her on her left; she is holding a parrot; painting is encompassed by a round blac...

42.1.34
Dress
1750 – 1799

Tan dress made of silk damask, floral motive with framing. Short sleeves, cinched waist, two narrow ruchings at elbow. Petticoat is missing.

97.18.43-44
Saucer
1750 – 1850

Two blue and white porcelain saucers decorated w/ an oriental design: pagoda, trees, mountains: zig-zag blue border.

97.18.40 AB
Bowl, Tea
1750 – 1850

A: Nanking ironstone tea bowl, possibly for tea or rice, blue design on white/celadon background. B: Underplate in same design. Subjects include mountains, trees, home and water.

97.18.39
Bowl, Serving
1750 – 1850

Ironstone Nanking serving bowl, blue design on celadon background w/ Nanking border.

97.18.38
Platter
1750 – 1850

Blue and white ironstone Canton platter, celadon background, cloud and rain border. Subjects include houses, trees, mountains and bridge.

97.18.37 AB
Platter
1750 – 1850

A: Oval ironstone Nanking meat platter. B: Pierced liner. Blue design on celadon background, Nanking border. Subjects include fisherman, trees, hills and homes in 'Oriental' design.

97.16.3 AB
Eyeglasses
1750 – 1850

(A) Brass eyeglasses w/ crank bridge and quadrangular frames; (B) Tortoise shell case lined w/red velvet, silver button shaped opening catch, hinged on back, plaque on top of case w/ the inscriptio...

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