373 Object Results

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32.11.3
Comb, Hair
circa 1820 – 1900

Small comb with crown-like carving.

32.11.2
Comb, Hair
circa 1820 – 1900

Small amber colored comb with filigree carving.

32.11.1
Comb, Hair
circa 1820 – 1900

Large mantilla style tortoiseshell comb, amber or blonde in color the comb features ornate filigree carving.

31.17
Comb, Hair
circa 1820 – 1890

Large plain band style tortoiseshell comb.

21.9
Comb, Hair
circa 1820 – 1890

Plain band style tortoise shell comb.


3 porcelain plates, English Rockingham. Plates shell-shaped are white with bright colored, hand-painted flowers in the center. Cobalt blue and gold gilt pattern around the border. Part of a set, in...


12 porcelain dessert plates, English Rockingham. Plates are white with bright colored, hand-painted flowers in the center. Cobalt blue and gold gilt pattern around the border. Part of a set, includ...

2000.14.4
Plate
circa 1820

Pewter plate with part of David Melville's seal and marks. On back of plate 'DE in Newp/ D: Mell', below this are four pewterers marks. The first is worn so badly that it can hardly be seen, the se...

25.5.2
Parasol
circa 1820

Brown silk parasol with brown silk fringe at the center and around the edge. Carved ivory handle that folds and an ivory ring at the top. Eight ribs of wood with ivory tips. Ivory handle has a gre...


Plain, oval shaped gravy boat with double strap handle which is decorated with leaf and coin. Probably made in Sheffield, Enland. Several marks and symbols on bottom.


Miniature painting of Margaret Julia Smith. A young woman with brown eyes, brown hair curled on top of head, curls hanging down over shoulders, wearing golden earrings, pink dress trimmed with whit...


Two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, house flanked by trees, one border. Verse: "May I be guided by the ways of truth …of youth". Made by Emma Wilbur.

01.151
Needlework
circa 1820

Two alphabet sequences, one number sequence, variety of colors, all done in cross stitch.


A Republican Party prox listing candidates for Rhode Island political offices, 1820. Offices include governor, lieutenant governor, senator, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer.

2013.30.1
Paper Money
1820 – 1840

Mount Hope Bank $2 remainder bank note, unsigned.

2003.19
decanter
1820 – 1910

Glass wine decanter belonging to J.H Powel. Decanter has cut ornamentation with monogram JHP etched on body. Long slender neck, with a round body and pedestal foot. Presents no maker's mark.

01.406
Doll
1820 – 1850

Doll's head is papier-mache with a painted face, round blue eyes, hair is is coiffure with 2 brushed loops. Head is dated from 1830. Limbs are spoon hands, with yellow painted flat feet. Clothing i...

2003.4.1A,B
Eyeglasses
1820 – 1830

A is a pair of gold rimmed eyeglasses with oval lenses and a "C" bridge. Gold turnpin temple bars. B is a cardboard and leather maroon case with gold lettering. Lettering on case reads: "C. Brewer ...


Handpainted deck of playing cards. The four sets are: chalice, sword, club and sun disc. The sun disc set is the only set with missing cards; they are the 3, 7 and the 9.

2000.7.7
Eyeglasses
1820 – 1830

Eyeglasses with small oval lenses and straight adjustable temple bars of metal, possibly a silver alloy. Marked on outside of left bar the number '28', on inside of right bar near hinge 'N. Olmsted'.


Textile depicting underwater flora, seaweed, and coral. The textile features a pink, teal and brown roller print on a tan ground.


Brown silk Quaker dress, long sleeves, lined with printed cotton and homespun linen. Apron front. Initials 'S.A.' up by collar.

D193
Waistcoat
1820 – 1840

Yellow sleeveless waistcoat with six bronze round buttons, three pockets.

44.4.1
Fife
1820 – 1840

Body of maple or fruitwood with brass ferrule on one end; six fingerholes; body diameter swells near embouchure; ferrule has two scored straight lines; one ferrule missing. Stamped faintly below em...

93.69.4
Teaspoon
1820 – 1852

One of three coin silver teaspoons, monogrammed "DML". One of a set of three including #93.69.2; #93.69.3; #93.69.4. Maker's mark is box enclosing two leaves or petals, one on each side of the lett...

93.69.3
Teaspoon
1820 – 1852

One of three coin silver teaspoons, monogrammed "DML". One of a set of three including #93.69.2; #93.69.3; #93.69.4. Maker's mark is box enclosing two leaves or petals, one on each side of the lett...

01.245
Spoon, Eating
1820 – 1840

Spoon with fiddle-back handle. Engraved initials: "ET/TO/SSW". "NICHOLS" and "WSN" enclosed in individual rectangles.

01.198 AB
Teaspoon
1820 – 1840

Two teaspoons with engraved initials: "MA" in script on handle; "fiddle-back" shape with "coffin-end" handle. "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle on handle.

01.329
Busk
1820 – 1840

Rectangular shaped whalebone, inscribed in script: "du corset les liens sont rompus/voici l'inutile baleine/ou ses charmes sont en prison/(parny)" Notes from stuart frank's visit november 4, 2009: ...

01.322
Busk
1820 – 1840

Design in black ink on rectangular piece of whale bone; design has shield with rosettes, star, stripes, heart and geometric designs. Notes from Stuart Frank's visit November 4, 2009: Very clear; te...

01.300
Busk
1820 – 1840

Rectangular-shaped baleen inscribed with ship in full sail, flowers and geometric designs.

01.296
Busk
1820 – 1830

Five panels etched on rectangular-shaped baleen as scrimshaw busk. Tree and vase of flowers in top and bottom panels. Center has entwined hearts surrounded by vines and verse. "My dearest dear and/...

93.69.2
Teaspoon
1820 – 1852

One of three coin silver teaspoons, monogrammed "DML". One of a set of three including #93.69.2; #93.69.3; #93.69.4. Maker's mark is box enclosing two leaves or petals, one on each side of the lett...

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.

42.10.1 A
Belt
circa 1817 – 1820

Pale pink damask girl's belt. The damask features a daisy motif.

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.

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