457 Object Results

Decade:
11.5.1
Deadeye
before 1812

Metal holder with two end rings surrounds round part with 3 large grooves. Tag reads: "Deadeye from man-of-war 'Macedonian' captured by us frigate "United States" on October 25, 1812.

88.2.1
Sampler (embroidery)
September 16 1819

Nine line alphabet and number sampler by Catherine Fowler.


A Republican Party prox listing candidates for Rhode Island governor, lieutentant governor, senate, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer, 1819.


Soft cover book, "The Young Florists Companion". Handmade book cover is marked, "Catherine Williams, Bridgewater."

22.5.2
Silhouette
1819 – 1869

Silhouette of Sarah Allen Peckham (Mrs. Stanton Peckham, 1819-1869) of tan paper cut out over black paper of young girl; hair is drawn in; facing right, wearing a frilly collar; gold painted frame.


A mourning picture in tribute to the memory of Oliver H. Perry, died 08/23/1819. Transfer print made of silk in satin weave. Could have been made in the second half of the 19th century.


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...


Deborah Barker Chase’s Quaker satin wedding gown with silk shawl. Also worn by S. Priscilla Bryant Chase at Eldridge Colonial Tea and Colonial Tea at Hicks.


View of Washington Square, looking towards the Brick Market and Long Wharf. 5 women and 2 men on the right side, woman and a small child with a wheelbarrow, and 2 men sitting on fence on the left s...


Book of engravings entitled, "Newport and its Environs, Illustrated by a Series of Views."


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


Oil painting on canvas in gilt frame; view from top of Washington Square or "The Parade"; brick market is pictured at the bottom of the square; 2 groups of "promenaders" walking on street.

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.

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...

01.776
Log, Ship's
September 13 1815

List of items on US frigate Tara (?) Dated September 13, 1815 (barely legible). Signed by Oliver Hazard Perry. Black tape frame.

D487
Collar
circa 1815

Part of a yellow and brown collar of printed cotton

D192
Waistcoat
circa 1815

Red sleeveless waistcoat lined with white homespun wool. Backed with madder-color brushed homespun wool. High collar, nine round flat plain brass buttons.

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).


Cross stitch border, three alphabet sequences, 1-5 number sequence. Many types of stitches. Probably made in Newport by either Anne Handy or Anne Andy. Made of linen thread on linen.

17.1
Handkerchief
circa 1815

"A geographical view of all the post towns in the United States of America", grapes, acorns, flowers, and images of past Presidents on border. Mileage table in center. Made near Glasgow. Made of ei...

35.2
Clock, Wall
circa 1815

Banjo clock with white, painted face, with roman numerals in black, brass trimming around face, brass arms and finial. Gold leaf motif on waist. Glass door has reverse painting of two sailing ship...


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...

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 ...

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