234 Object Results

September 2 1780

Request to Philip Schulyer from James Dean, agent for Indian Affairs, to pay Christopher Ellery 800 continental dollars to defray the cost of the expenses of a party of Native Americans traveling t...

Map of New York City, approximately 1780s. Map shows primarily Brooklyn and Manhattan. Roads and slips are labeled. There is a key in the top left corner identified several buildings numbered on th...

Pair of brown/red leather shoes with whote 3" leather heels and a V-shaped throat. Remnants of white trim. Tagged "Newport c.1780 Seabury"

'Afternoon gown'. White silk dress (A) with small colorful embroidered flowers and leaf motifs making up vertical bands down front of dress. White braid trim down middle of dress, bottom, waist, cu...

circa 1780

Chestnut-type bottle, dark amber, broad wide kick, flanged lip.

Pale aqua-colored glass, tall tapered body, very slight shoulder, slight flange, pontil mark.

French 18th century tea kettle on stand, a flattened ball-shaped tea kettle with high fixed handle, drake's neck spout, cast bird finial and repousse scroll floral and hunting scene, elliptical ban...

Bottle, pale green, cylindrical body, sloping shoulders, flared lip, large kick, pontil mark. Paper label reads: "Lead Water Sold By C. G. C. Hazard Druggist And Apothecary, No 87, Thames Street."

Tag tide to "A" = "George Washing Button. Gift of Miss Agnes Storer Nov. 20, 1922" Note = "Brass Patriotic Button Inscribed "Long Live the President" around initials G.W. with the initials of the t...

Broken glass window pane "Charming Polly Wanton" etched into pane by French Officer, 1780. From Wanton Lyman Hazard House. The name "john" is also etched into the pane. Five pieces total.

High back pine; five sections make up the back; curved sides; blue and white cushion on seat.

Rat-tail coin silver tablespoon, pointed bowl: bright-cut pattern around edges of handle. Monogram "RMC". Marked with "Burger".

Purse made of silk thread on linen with queen's stitch only, striped silk lining, blue predominates. Made in New England.

Small purse with silk thread on linen made of queen's stitch only, green silk lining. Good example of queen's stitch. Inside is a silver clasp with the initials "HMC". Purse was made in England.

1780 – 1820

Maple candle stand as baluster-turned pedestal with urn-shaped base; tripod legs are replaced; scalloped-shaped top is replaced.

Bowl (vessel)
1780 – 1815

Two sides of square-shaped bowl have small floral sprays in deep blue; other two sides have initials "W.P." in deep blue and gold; deep blue banding.

1780 – 1810

Rectangular whale bone incised with leaves around edges, and two trees and at the bottom. Stuart Frank's visit 11/04/2009: Very wide and short, made of panbone, terrible crack, unfinished.

1780 – 1790

Rectangular-shaped baleen inscribed with geometric designs and a verse at top and bottom: "I wish I was the busk and stays/that to thy lovely breast;/that I might be both night and day/to thy fair ...

1780 – 1800

Maple, red cedar, pine, tulip slant-top desk with ogee bracket feet, four drawers; some of the desk interior is of red cedar. Plain (not bracketed) interior drawers of maple. Exposed dovetails on f...

1779 – 1849

Silhouette of Daniel Coggeshall (1779-1849) facing right; hair in short ponytail, high collar with frilly front, dark coat. Tan paper on lighter backing. Dark wood frame. Marked on lower left corne...

1776 – 1793

Beaded rim plate, soft edge. Marked "D:Mel" [struck twice] and several symbols.

1776 – 1793

Smooth brim plate, bead on reverse. Marked "By D. Melville" (twice) with several symbols.

Spoon, Eating
1776 – 1793

Midrib on front of handle of spoon. Rat tail on back of bowl. End of handle has been recut and hammered-midribs damaged. Profile rough, dents on back of bowl. Marked "NEWPORT".

Four pewter spoons with midribs on front of handles, rat-tails on back of bowls.

Plate, Food
1776 – 1793

Pewter plate with beaded rim, casting marks on outer rim. Made in Newport, marked with a number of symbols and makers marks. Also "by D: Melvil/in Newp".

1776 – 1793

Pewter platter with incised line around outer rim of pewter platter. Several marks including, "By: D: Melvil/Newport"

1776 – 1793

Porringer with crown handle, nine pierced holes on handle. Anchor and initials "DM" on front of handle. Made by David Melvil (1755-93), Newport. Anchor and initials (DM) imprinted on front of handle.

88.3.2 AB
Shoes (footwear)
circa 1775 – 1785

Pair of ladies white silk shoes; silk is plain white; pointed toes, overlapping instep straps, buckles missing, linen interior. Belonged to Mrs. John Handy.

1775 – 1825

White seersucker or dimity cloak, trimmed with finer dimity ruffles. Has a hood and a deep ruffled collar.

1775 – 1825

Gray, brown silk bound with brown ribbon lined with lam's wool (might have faded from violet). Originally cataloged as "coverlet"

Man's breeches in tan made from jersey cloth, cotton, with ribbed back. Made and worn by James Gould, who was a tailor. His business established in 1763, died in 1812.

Cap (headgear)
1775 – 1799

White linen infant's cap. Narrow ruffle, very fine material cap is very small.

Brown or cream infant's jacket. Heavy cotton, painted in conventional floral design. Cut like D95, but a size smaller.

Infant's jacket with red and floral design on cream ground. Made from heavy cotton, lined with finer linen. Cotton is printed or painted.

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...

Housewife bag of grey green silk.

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