123 Object Results

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Tobacco box with oval-shaped, neoclassical style, bright-cut engraved urns, cartouches, and hearts. Marked with engraved initials "AM" (in script), very worn, on lid. Also, "I" (enclosed in a circl...


Tall black fire bucket, ochre-painted, rolled rim, rigid u-shaped leather handle; ochre painted identification: 'No 2/ Joshua Hammond/ 1801'. Similar to 97.29.5. J. Hammond's youngest son born in N...


William and Mary style maple chest of drawers; two small drawers, three large drawers; brass fixtures; mahogany stain; willow ogee feet. Probably made in New England.

01.354
Toothpick
circa 1800

Solid piece of ivory with a deep groove, two blades pinned to handle that fold into groove.

01.348
Cane
circa 1800

Ivory turned cane handle. Stuart Frank, 11/04/2009: Whale tooth remnant of wooden shaft; had a brass or copper ring that is now missing.


Picture of George Washington, two views of the Washington Memorial, various scenes in the background. Made in Glasgow.

D444
Fan, Brisé
19th century

Brise ivory fan with 22, 7.5 inch sticks. The design is of India type. Almost perfect condition.

D443
Fan, Brisé
19th century

Brise fan in honey. Pierced design, accent with metal studs. Ribbon is broken. 21, 6 inch spokes.

D133
Fan, Hand
19th century

Yellowed fan with ivory sticks and a silk field. 16 pierced sticks. Hand painted field, slight decoration, floral garland. The back is torn.

D312
Cap
1800 – 1850

Lady's daytime cap in white net. Probably worn by same lady as D311.

D532
Box
1800 – 1850

Brightly colored shawl box. Hand blocked paper, floral panels with yellow border, marblized effects.

D531
Hatbox
1800 – 1850

Oblong with rounded corners. Green and gray in color. Handblocked paper with a design on lyre and foliage.

D238 G
Hatbox
19th century

Bonnet box from a Quaker owner. Tan and white box. Covered in wallpaper. Contains D238A-F


Bonnet or cap block with face. Black hair and green dress (painted). Papier mache and kid. Bust of woman - face painted on, plaster chipped away for whites of eyes with pupils penciled in, red dot ...

D238 A
Bonnet (hat)
19th century

Quaker bonnet, in greenish gray silk with white lining.

D237
Pattern (guide)
19th century

Cardboard pattern for forepart of Quaker bonnet.

D350
Apron
19th century

Pinafore Style, Cross-bar dimity apron. Machine seams, trimmed with heavy tatting for a young girl.


Pine or maple blanket chest painted black; iron handles; dovetailing on corners; no legs. Marked with 'Samuel Powel, 1005 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Oct.3, 1860; Hw Have Powel, Chestnut Hill, Phila...


Maple blanket chest painted green; rope handles; crack in top; covered compartment inside.

D273
Hat
1800 – 1850

Straw tan high hat with 2" black ribbon, brim is 2 3/4".


Early 19th century American flax wheel with turned spokes, splayed feet. (A) is a major body of the wheel, made up of the wheel and all its connecting pieces. (B) is the treadle. (C) is the piece t...

01.409
Doll
1800 – 1850

Milliner's model with a painted wooden head, gray painted hair, dots for eyes, eyebrows, wisps of gray hair around face. The body is wood, jointed at hips, elbows, shoulders, nipped-in-waist. Limbs...

D504
Fragment
19th century

Waist of infants dress, white striped dimity. Small button on each sleeve. Trim on ends of short sleeve continues up sleeve.


Floral striped calico, part of a child's dress. Possibly a sleeve that has been cut from the rest of the garment.


White cotton top of infants dress. Fine embroidery, floral motif.

D343
Camisole
19th century

Plain white cotton corset cover with lone eyelets for the front laces. The garment has a patch at the waist line on each side. The patches are of different sizes and materials and are hand sewn. Th...

20.4.2
Dress (garment)
1800 – 1825

Brown crepe Quaker dress lined with brown silk, drawstrings on back. Dress is plain but the hem has a floral motif. Worn by Elizabeth Allen (1768-1834).

D291
Parasol
1800 – 1825

Family umbrella. Green silk parasol with a band of green and olive green. Whalebone ribs. Wood shaft covered with a metal tube, bone handle with a curve, top of handle is carved to resemble a sea s...

38.7.001
Shawl
19th century

Gray shawl identified as Quaker shawl belonging to Rebecca Collins of Philadelphia (Mrs. Jonathon Knight). Shawl has green tint and 1 1/4 in. fringe on all sides. Two edges are selvage and two are ...

27.4.8
Kerchief
1800 – 1850

Triangular white muslin kerchief with an embroidered floral and foliate spray in the point and trimmed with hand knotted fringe on two sides. Trim 1 3/8 in.

D168
Shawl
19th century

Shawl with red center. Red, green, yellow and brown border. Ends of shawl are large colorful bands with two large yellow paisleys (Persian in design). Ticket reads, "Rescued from the great Chicago ...

D144
Cap (headgear)
1800 – 1850

Small white baby's cap with strings at nap of neck and forehead. Embroidered flowers with eyelets in middle. Eyelets as leaves and embroidered squares.


Child's Cap, fine cotton dimity with fine cotton ruffle around edges. Insertion of embroidered net at top of cap.

D111
Cap (headgear)
1800 – 1850

Embroidered net cap with leaves and tiny star-like pattern throughout cap. Cap comes to a point, two little strings in back. May be a lady's cap.

D77
Dress
1800 – 1815

Brown silk crepe Empire style Quaker dress with long sleeves, white silk on back of waist.


"Housewife" bag. Rose-tan, bound with dark blue calico. Made from scraps of material of various sizes, designs, and colors.

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