156 Object Results

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Two samplers stitched together, three alphabet sequences, 1st alphabet sequence each letter done twice, names and verse on bottom. Mary Adeline Grooker, age 7, and Sarah Ann Grooker, age 5. Note: m...


Wide floral border, two alphabet sequences, one number sequence. Verse reads, "Give me O Lord my early grace nor let my soul complain that the young morning of my days has all be spent in vain." Ma...


Sampler made by Hannah Corning Aged 8 years in 1818. Sampler features three alphabet sequences and numbers.

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.

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...

D487
Collar
circa 1815

Part of a yellow and brown collar of printed cotton

01.328
Busk
circa 1815

Front of rectangular piece of whale bone is engraved with a temple-like building, windmills, a basket with a pineapple, a spouting whale, birds and an anchor, and two sailing ships. Notes from St...

01.326
Busk
circa 1815

Surface of the rectangular whale bone is etched in black ink with figures of a bird on a branch, a sheaf of wheat, a peacock, a flower, a man embracing a woman, rear view of a woman with a basket b...

01.325
Busk
circa 1815

Engraving is done in four colors: red, green, brown and gold. Scallop design around trees, colonial house, basket of flowers, entwined hearts, a cross and a bell. Notes from Stuart Frank's visit ...

01.324
Busk
circa 1815

White rectangle with heart at top, geometric designs, separate panels of music and lyre, clover and beehive, tree and house, initials "LAB", a tree, clover and a star. Notes from Stuart Frank's vis...

01.323
Busk
circa 1815

White rectangle with geometric design made of dots joined with lines. Notes from Stuart Frank's visit November 4, 2009: Panbone; possibly engraved at two different times (border and design).


Map of the United States. State borders worked in polychrome chenille, other decorations with water color and ink. Ann Mann was the fourth cousin of Sarah Cookson (Scott) DeBlois (c. 1794-1835), ne...

D198
Kerchief
1815 – 1840

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


Rectangular piece of dark wood, paper label on one side, a two-dimensional eagle on the other side. The eagle has a bundle of arrows in his left claw and a branch in his right claw, a shield rests ...

01.723
Lithograph
circa 1813

Black and white lithograph depicts many 19th century ships at battle. Reads: "this representation of the 'Battle on Lake Erie' is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and galla...


Stiffened strap, gold corded fabric, blue wool underside; gold button w/ eagle & 13 stars; gold lace and two rows of bullion. #12 inked on underside; 557 sticker on upper side.


Five alphabet sequences, one number sequence, "Extract", crude floral border. Stitches: cross and tent. Made with silk thread on linen. See: Bolton & Coe, p. 134.

97.1.4
Medal
December 17 1811

Wafer thin silver oval with inscriptions on both sides. Accomodation at top for ribbon and chain. Inscription: "Given/to/Mastr. Jno. Choules/by/Mr. Thos. Evans/Dec. 17, 1811/Redcliff/Grammar School...


Miniature portrait of Thomas Hornsby (1765-1857). Three quarter profile, facing right; brown hair, brown eyes, yellow jacket, white vest, shirt with tie at neck.

01.317
Busk
circa 1810

Overall geometric designs of lines and punctures, sun, rooster, anchor, divided into panels. "Jacob O" in fifth panel. Stuart Frank' 11/04/2009: removed "umbrella" from description of piece; descri...

01.343
Thimble
1810 – 1875

Cylindrical-shaped with pebbled surface.


Grey-tint, blown glass pinch bottle. Walls pinched together to form five tubes, one at center, one at each corner, short cylindrical neck, square flat bottom with pontil mark.

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.

01.792
Ramrod
1804 – 1924

Metal ramrod with puffy top from the Constitution, USN 1804-1924

D342
Stay
19th century

Used as installation material? Similar to D147 and D341.

D341
Stay
19th century

Cotton stays with brass eyelets. Similar to D147.

D349
Petticoat
19th century

White under petticoat made from cotton sheeting. Edging of heavy lace, hand sewed.

D50
Busk
1800 – 1850

Natural wood busk. Crudely shaped heart about 1 inch wide.

D69
Fragment
1800 – 1850

Piece of needlework with grey-green ground with colored silks. Image is a bunch of moss roses and other flowers.

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