63 Object Results

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01.255
Fork, Eating
1728 – 1729

Fork with trifid-end, two-tined fork. Added engraving: stag's head and date "1851", on back is engraved a head of an African (poss. original), and an engraved date "1708", which is added (and inc...


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

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.


Pine cradle initialed 'H.C. 1724' on top in brass nail detail; handle on end; inside footboard is an incised circle with a seven point star; hole in bottom. Tag stating 'From Wm S. Sherman, 5 Kay S...


Walnut gate leg table; top has been replaced; folding gate leg has vase and ring turnings; small drawer on one end. Probably made in New England.


Pine stained or painted brown; vase and ring turned legs; straight rectangular stretchers; top appears to have been painted black. Carvings on bottom: 'G' and possible 'R'.


Simple headboard; turned finials; headboard and footboard are stained brown; sides are natural.


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

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...

48.2
Chair
1710 – 1725

Maple William and Mary style side chair with carved crest-rail and front stretchers; rear stiles are turned and rake back; much wear on legs has shortened original by approx. 2" to 3"; black paint ...

2017.014.001
Wallet
18th century

18th century embroidered wallet. Outside has zigzag patterns with stripes of varying shades of green, yellow, maroon and blue. Small hole in front of wallet wear a clasp was likely attached. Inside...

27.4.6
Stay
18th century

Whalebone stays covered with green woolen material , bound with white kid. Lined with homespun linen, some with blue, white and natural stripes.

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...


Unbleached hoop petticoat. Linen and split reed or over 3 groups hoops, placket holes padded with wool ovver hips. Tapes which will tie petticoat in oval form.

D338
Fragment
1700 – 1750

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

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...

42.1.15
Stocking
18th century

Men's white stickings made of fine silk. Full fashioned, embroidered white clocks. Similiar but not identical to D42.

42.1.16
Stocking
18th century

Men's white sine silk stockings. Machine made, with white silk clock. Similiar but not identical to D43.


Colored flowers on cream ground. Brocade, bound with dark green ribbon. High, broad heels; medium toe. Very heavy leather soles.

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

42.1.33 AB
Gown
18th century

Polonaise dress made of pink and white striped silk and tafetta with fancy stripes. Back of gown same as D19. Separate petticoat has 2 pinked and plaited flounces. Untrimmed sleeves. Designed to be...

2010.15
Table
18th century

18th century rounded drop-leaf mahogany dining table. Likely Newport made.


Round pewter plate; ridge around edge; 'H E I' engraved on front and a tag on back stating name and date of owner. Attached tag reads 'Lydia E. Holmes, born Newport 1683. Married 1706 to Samuel Rog...

W 1934.2.2
Flesh Fork
18th century

Hand wrought iron meat fork; two prong fork; hole in handle to hang fork.

W 1974.88.1
Side Chair
1700 – 1725

Pine or maple side chair with three slat back; cylindrical finials; splint seat; worn velvet seat pad; turned front legs and stretchers. In 1993 seat pad was documented as missing.


White sleeveless waistcoat with embroidered flowers, leaves and geometric designs in white. Right side is longer than the left side which is severely ragged. Two pockets.


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

D54
Pocket (bag)
18th century

Two pockets. Front is patchwork of plain white line squares and squares of brown with a floral print. Back of pockets are white linen. Cross stich initials AW on each pocket. To tie around the waist.

D48 AB
Stay
18th century

Whalebone stay covered with green wool with white stitching. Trimmed with white leather. Pocket in front section containing plain wooden busk.

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...

42.1.20 AB
Stocking
18th century

Pair of ladies white cotton full fashion stockings; 2 pink lines in the hem at the top of each stocking. Machine knit.

42.1.17 AB
Stocking
18th century

Pair of men's white full fashion stockings; clocks on each side of leg; 4 diamond shaped designs at the top.

42.1.21 AB
Stocking
18th century

Pair of pink colored ladies full fashion knit stockings; white inset gusset; ornate knit clocks w/ inverted v and white pattern; interior of hem is white w/ a purple line around it. Elaborate woven...

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