346 Object Results

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01.54
Sampler (embroidery)
October 11 1817

Four alphabet sequences, one number sequence, vine and flower border with some embroidered stitches. Stitches: cross, eyelet, satin, green. Probably made in Newport, RI.

2017.024.002
Receipt
August 26 1817

Receipt for payment of two dollars from Town of Richmond to William James for salt pork delivered to Gene Moat by order of Joshua Potter.

2017.024.001
Receipt
August 26 1817

Receipt for payment of 10 dollars from Town of Richmond to William James for attending the General Assembly in Newport for May and June sessions in 1817.

42.10.1 A
Belt
circa 1817 – 1820

Pale pink damask girl's belt. The damask features a daisy motif.

D354 A
Dress
1817 – 1820

Shell pink china crepe child's dress with low neck and long sleeves in "empire" style. Trimmed with puffed cap of pink silk and braid.

01.124
Flagon
1817 – 1856

Four sets of double incised lines, one triple set of incised lines. Flared handle, spout has an overlip. Thumb piece is missing.


One alphabet sequence, one number sequence, federal-style stitches: cross, one eylet stitch. Made in Newport, RI Verse reads, "Elizabeth Gates was born February the 16 1809 and made this in the nin...

40.2.1
Painting
1817 – 1881

Bust-length portrait of Mrs. Simon Newton, subject turned to the right; brown eyes, short black hair which curls at ends; black dress trimmed with white lace around neckline. Also wearing a white s...

D354 B
Belt
1815 – 1820

Shell pink china crepe belt. Embroidered floral design in same material and color.

D198
Kerchief
1815 – 1840

India muslin embroidered with pointed scallops and vine pattern with small french knots.

59.1.8
Table
1815 – 1825

Mahogany rectangular drop-leaf table; each leaf is scalloped with rounded corners; four straight tapered legs; one drawer with bran knob and cock beading. Probably made in Newport, RI.

49.3
Sign, Traffic
1815 – 1873

Toll road sign from Smith Street, Providence. Gives rates of toll for a variety of horse-drawn vehicles and for animals. Sign is wood, painted grey with raised black lettering, framed with molding ...

97.22.9
Fork, Eating
1814 – 1817

Heavy fork, center tines slightly longer than side tines. Monogram is probably "HC" but could be "FCC". "B Gardiner" and symbols described on catalogue worksheet. One of a set of 3 forks: 97.22.6,...


This volume contains the meeting minutes and dealings of the African Humane Society (AHS), previously known as the African Union Society. The first discernibly dated entry is January 3, 1812, with ...


Oval bust portrait of Damaris Chase Allen (1859-1904) and Samuel Allen (1858-1901) as children, son and daughter of Samuel Allen (1829-1905) and Clarica Simons Allen (d. 1904). Left child has brown...

01.343
Thimble
1810 – 1875

Cylindrical-shaped with pebbled surface.

80.3.31 AB
Spoon, Salt
1810 – 1830

Two flat-handled salt spoons with an oval bowl. Engraved initials "AT" (in script) referring to Abigail White Taylor (1786-1869). Both spoons are marked "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle.

80.3.30 AB
Spoon, Salt
1810 – 1830

Coffin handled small salt spoons. The bowl is oval, the handle is a twisted design. Engraved initials "EW" (in script) referring to Elizabeth Gladding White.

01.288
Teapot
1810 – 1850

Tea pot with empire-style, gadrooned body and lid, ivory finial.

01.244
Spoon, Eating
1810 – 1840

Spoon with fiddle-back handle with engraved initials "CT". "NICHOLS" and "WSN" enclosed in individual rectangles.

01.197
Teaspoon
1810 – 1830

Teaspoon with engraved initial: "C" on handle; coffin-end handle. "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle on handle.

01.318
Busk
1810 – 1830

Thistle leaves and flowers engraved at each end, center contains a fort and lighthouse. Stuart Frank' 11/04/2009: Panbone; lighthouse and castle may be identified; not American or a place that whal...

01.316
Busk
1810 – 1875

Five geometric designs and a tree etched on rectangular-shaped whale bone.

01.310
Busk
1810 – 1820

Intricate "saw-tooth" design of flowers, squirrels, birds, hearts, and rosettes.

01.297
Busk
1810 – 1820

Rectangular shaped piece of baleen, inscribed with a parot, a lyre, and a vase of flowers, has five panels.

80.3.16
Spoon
1809 – 1819

Small serving spoon with coffin-end handle with engraved initials "EW" (in script). Belonged to Elizabeth Gladding White. Marked with "I.A. SHAW" in a wavy rectangle.


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 ...

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 ...

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