55 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 -- ...


Long format; floral border and patterns; three alphabet sequences; floral center; good verse; stitches: eyelet and queen; verse reads: "It is no wonder that men turn to clay when rocks and stones a...

1884.4
Clock, Wall
circa 1732

Upper case is an octagonal shape, lower case is rectangular. Roman numerals and arabic numbers painted in gold on black face. Entire case japanned with figures in gold on black ground. Clock was ma...

99.3.129
Shoe
1731 – 1802

A single ladies white printed leather shoe with wedge heel. The shoe has a white repetitious print of spirals and paisleys. Written on the sole in ink are the words "Shoe of Mrs. General Washington...


Pair of leather shoes with red and green embroidery, black dulled sequins and small black coils on the toe. There is also a white silk bow on each shoe. Shoe A seems to have white leather while sho...

01.194
Spoon, Eating
1730 – 1761

Spoon with rat tail on back of bowl; mid-rib on front of handle, which turns up. Marked with "MR" enclosed in a square. Moody Russell was the uncle of Newport silversmith Jonathan Otis.

01.193
Spoon
1730 – 1750

Spoon with engraved initials: "ES" and also the date, "1753"; shell on back of bowl; midrib on front of handle which curves up. Date probably added. Marked with "I:O" enclosed in a circle, plus thr...

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 1960.1.3
Side Chair
1730 – 1750

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair with bowed crest rail; vase-shaped splat, compass seat, cabriole legs with c-scrolls on knees, pad feet, cyma-curved flat stretchers; brown leather upholstery (...


A single white silk shoe (A) with colorful embroidered leaves and flowers, green trim, green ribbon over instep, up turned pointed toe. (B) is a single brown leather patten or clog (that fits the s...


Brown leather shoe with a 2-1/2" heel and a pointed toe. The instep strap is tied together with a gold color satin bow. Remnants of gold colored fabric banding around edges of shoe. Most likely Lon...

78.1.2
Spoon
1710 – 1730

Spoon with engraved initials: "WGK", script of letter "G" differs slightly in style; rat tail on back of bowl; trifid end on handle, which curves upward. marked with "IA" ina circle.

D47
Stay
18th century

Buckram and whalebone covered and lined with linen. Outside, heavy linen, lined with narrow yellow braid; inside coarse linen. Bound with white kid, fastens in back. from the shop of Jabez Carpen...

D489
Brocade (textile)
18th century

Swatch of brocade with rose ground.

D338
Fragment
1700 – 1750

White bolt of India muslin with small silver stars, now yellowed.


Light and dark indigo blue and white striped woolen fabric with some twilled stripes. Ticketed in same hand as D225, "A piece of my great Grandmother's Petticoat more than a hundred years old. ~1885"

D68
Fragment
18th century

Needlepoint fragment. Cream ground with colored flowers. Silks on a wool canvas. Floral design, conventional, balanced in extremely fine needlepoint. Carnation predominates with an unusual backgrou...

D53
Pocket
18th century

White pair of pockets with colored embroidery, bound with blue twilled cotton emboridery, Lined india cotton. To be ties around the waist, under skirt, opening by plackets on hips

D268
Fire Hat
18th century

Black felt hat. Seems to be tricorne. Possibly early fire hat

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.

99.2
Strongbox
18th century

Painted iron strongbox, back of box is unpainted. Front of box has false key hole in center, the actual key hole is in the center of the lid. Iron handles on sides of box. Front and back of box are...


34 swatches of checked, striped and plaid fabrics. Died with indigo and saffron. Fabrics of various materials: linen, cotton and possibly hemp. Ticketed, "These pieces are specimens of cloth manufa...


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.

D137
Cap (headgear)
18th century

Infant's cap in white homespun linen

FIC.2018.004
Stays
18th century

Brown coutil stays with baleen boning and bound in a mix of white and brown leather. No shoulder straps and a very pointed front. Padding 4 1/2 x 1 in. on inside center bottom of stays. Iron rod in...

FIC.2018.007
Stays
18th century

Unbleached stays with tabs at the bottom. No shoulder straps. Front comes to point and has decorative lacings with a narrow cord resembling a stomacher. Desiccated and deteriorated leather binding....


Pair of white silk shoes with colorful floral embroidery, olive green trim, overlapping instep straps with oval shaped buckles inlaid with faux white diamonds.
Printed note on paper in one sh...


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.

96.46.6 ABC
Churn
18th century

Wooden cylinder-shaped butter churn, five 1" wide bands around the body of churn, cover (b) has a hole in the center for the plunger's handle to fit through. The plunger (c) handle is 26" long with...

96.16.1
Buckle, Shoe
18th century

Plain silver shoe buckle with a narrow rectangular frame. Two tined steel fork and toothed loop. Each attached separately to central pivot. "SP' appears in raised letter in a rough rectangle. XXXXV...

96.42.3
Lamp, Oil
18th century

A twin-wicked oil lamp. The metal wick holders fit onto a round glass holding the oil. This fits into a small metal cylinder fastened to a fluted metal saucer. Has paper tag: "2 lamp wicks/23".

96.42.2
Lamp, Oil
18th century

Oil lamp with a round glass jug with glass handle holds the oil and the wick from the brass fixture. There is a brass screw to adjust the flame. "Pat'd Dec 10 67 Venus" on adjusting screw.

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...

01.882
Toaster
18th century

Toasting rack with a metal base with 4 curled supports (for bread), attached to 3-legged stand and handle.

01.404
Doll
18th century

Turned wood doll with a gesso over wood head. Flax wig, eye lashes and eyebrows delineated. The body is a square wooden body with stuffed cloth limbs. Clothes are original, cotton dress & panta...

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