77 Object Results

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68.1.10
Measure, Liquid
1749 – 1768

Lid has an anchor engraving. Engraved initials IBE and engraved cartonche on body of measure. Fluer de lais attaches lid to measure, c.1/2 gallon size. Made by John Fryers in Newport RI. A 4 is amr...

62.8
Breeches
circa 1747

Tan silk breeches. Three large buttons down front, four small buttons at the bottom of each leg. Five buttonholes at back of pants. Belonged to Edward Scott, first librarian of Redwood Library 1747.

2003.18
Account book
1746 – 1749

An account book detailing transactions associated with merchant John Banister (1707-1767), September 1746-December 1749. Some highlights include Banister's exporting of Narragansett Pacers to the W...


Certificate of Achievement FRAMED CERTIFICATE SIGEND AND DATED BY GIDEON WANTON, GOVERNOR NAD CAPTAIN GENERAL OF RHODE ISLAND, JUNE 5, 1745. CERTIFICATE WAS PRESENTED TO RICHARD HARRIS, ELECTED AND...

96.10
Fragment
circa 1745

Cross-cut piece of white pine piling; base of branch protrudes from one side; some bark remains/ 87 rings; has been heavily shellacked; top surface sanded in 1995. Said to be part of the original (...


Maple trundle bed that has been stained red; rope spring; wooden wheels; ball posts.


Maple trundle bed made to fit under another bed; rope springs; slanted side board; headboard. In 1998 bedding was in chest with ball feet.


Blue-white porcelain plate, blue overglaze design of bamboo, stairway, floral motifs. Brown glaze on rim. Supposedly brought from China by a member of Hadwen Family c. 1740, descended in Hadwen-Wil...


Model of slave ship made in 1740 by Joseph Thurston.

98.18.1
Table, Dining
1740 – 1760

Walnut Queen Anne dining table with two drop leaves and two swing legs; turned tapered legs ending in platform pad feet. Leaves corners are rounded off (this was probably done at a later date). Cha...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, worked in pinks, yellows, and blues, olive lining. Long shape. Made in New England

1884.3.1
Dining Table
1740 – 1760

Mahogany large-drop-leaf dining table in Queen Ann style; sharp kneed cabriole legs; pad feet; brass plate on top with provenance: "mahogany Dutch foot table/presented by/Miss Ellen Townsend/4th de...


Cup with handle with original owner's engraved initials on bottom: "W*C"; straight-sided with flared lip; molded applied base and handle. Marked with a "IT", but it looks as if it is struck over an...


Irish stitch with a red lining, single pocket inside. Made in Newport with wool yarn (crewel) on linen.

77.5.1
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany "Queen Anne" style side chair, (mid-Georgian). Shells on knees and crest rail; compass seat, ball-and-claw feet. Chair has its original red wool (moreen) upholstery which has a steam-press...

29.1.2
Table, Tea
1740 – 1760

Mahogany rectangular tea table with four turned "cabriole" legs with pad feet; corners of top are shaped with rounded notches. Used as communion table by Moravian Church of Newport. Probably made ...

01.258
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair, probably made in Boston, with cabriole legs and ball-and-claw feet, block-and-turned stretchers, compass seat, and knees. Brown leather (not original) upholst...


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...


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. ...

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. ...


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.


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...

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.

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