131 Object Results

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Minute and second hands from the clock face of the clock on the front of Colony House.


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 -- ...


Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Mumford, nee Mary Shrieve (1737-1809). Bust length portrait; subject faces to the left, wearing white bonnet with black ribbon, white scarf tucked inside a black shawl; th...


Portrait of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Bust length portrait, subject faces to the right; white collar and black jacket; brown eyes, thin brown hair, thin lips, colorful face. The frame is painte...

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...


Miniature painting of Christopher Champlin (1731-1805). Profile of male with curly, dark, brown hair; blue eyes, white shirt with frills at the neck, black coat. Printed beneath portrait: "No. 20. ...

W 1974.75.1
Desk
circa 1730 – 1750

Tiger maple slant-top desk; three drawers and twelve pigeonholes inside; five drawers outside. Desk of Peleg Peckham (May 1, 1710 - August 27, 1765).

24.3.1
Chair
1730 – 1760

Queen Anne style mahogany side chair with vase-shaped splat, block-and-turned stretchers, cabriole legs, pad feet, square slip seat. "In memory of Sara Jarvis Pattison/Presented by/Mrs. Frederick ...

64.3
Serving Spoon
1730 – 1750

Spoon with engraved inscription: "Rochambeau to Lt. Gov. Jabez Bowen Ri 1780" on handle front; engraved coat of arms on handle back (Rochambeau crest). Spoon presented to Jabez Bowen by French Gene...

34.2 A-C
Teaspoon
1730 – 1750

Three tea spoons with engraved initials: "MS" on back of handle, "1753" which was probably added; midrib on handle end which turns up; rat-tail on back of bowl. Marked with "CLARKE"

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. ...


Made of mahogany wood. Sarcophagus-type hood, arched pediment with half-round columns in front, quarter-round columns in rear, three flame finials (added); burl veneer on hood, pediment, door and b...

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 (...

W 1974.48.1
Pitcher (vessel)
circa 1725 – 1750

Brown and tan colored earthenware pitcher; raised designs cover the outside: two men, two dogs, two trees, man seated near a tavern, man smoking and holding a goblet, three running dogs, boy on roc...


Four pencil posts; simple headboard; rope spring; painted brown; canopy frame. In 1998 bedding placed in chest with ball feet.

80.2
Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1773

Porringer with engraved initials "NEH" on handle; thirteen piercings on handle. Marked with "I: ANTHONY" enclosed in a rectangle on handle. "IA" on inside of bowl. In 1912, this porringer was owned...

36.1.1
Porringer
1725 – 1771

Porringer with engraved initials: "HMB" on handle, and "MTB" on body; Rococo style handle with eleven piercings. Marked with "DR" on handle and body.

31.3.2
Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1775

Porringer with engraved inscription added: "B. Coggeshall" on handle; "rococo" style handle with eleven piercings. "DR" on body, "D" on handle, smaller mark. Loaned to Preservation Society April 26...


Tavern table; once painted light green; breadboard ends; pencil post legs; curved support on one side. Probably made in New England.


Maple side chair painted black; three reeded banisters; ox bow crest rail; front legs are turned; seat covered in faded blue and gold Indian print on white background


Maple side chair with a painted black; three half back banisters; turned stretchers; turned legs; cloth seat cover of faded blue and gold Indian print on white background; carved finial; carved cre...


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...

82.5.1
Spoon, Eating
1713 – 1812

Silver spoon made in the early 19th century; has a coffin shaped handle common during the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Bowl has a curve characteristic of early 19t...

48.6
Monument
1707 – 1751

Inscribed rock originally from Brenton's Point and bears the words: "Beleve in Christ & Live in No Sin." According to Edmund Burke Delabarre's book, "Dighton rock; a study of the written rocks ...

FIC.2014.416
Lace
circa 1705 – 1850

Possibly a Valenciennes lace or pillow lace of some sort, feauring scalloped edges, a net ground, and two distinct gloral motifs.

2008.1
Pipe, Water
circa 1700 – 1900

18.5 inch section of wood water pipe (possibly oak). Cylindrical with hole bored in the middle. Found in Point section of Newport on 2nd Street between 1979-1980 and saved by the donor. One area of...

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Dress (garment)
18th century

Blue and green plaid taffeta dress. Two pinked ruffles on skirt; one narrower ruffle on bodice.


Brown satin wedding gown. Gown has short sleeves and simple details on the bodice. There are ties around the waist and down the back of the bodice.


Small red clay jug with tapered neck and mouth. The bottom is inscribed, "Henry Gould (potter) of Newport RI."


Country-style side chair, painted black. Possibly Little Compton construction.

2018.029.001
Wallpaper
18th century

Collection of wallpaper fragments with various patterns from the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House. 

FIC.2018.025 B
Bodice
18th century

Detached bodice from what was once a one piece dress with FIC.2018.025 A. Tag "Dress of Miss Gilbert dau. of Capt John Gilbert [...] killed in battle 1756 or 8 see [pedigree])) married Dr. Alexande...


Detached skirt from what was once a one piece dress with FIC.2018.025 B. Tag "Dress of Miss Gilbert dau. of Capt John Gilbert [...] killed in battle 1756 or 8 see [pedigree])) married Dr. Alexander...


Cobbler's palm made of brown leather. Completed at palm and thumb hole with string. Small triangle of lighter brown leather with inverted thimble next to thumb hole.

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