335 Object Results

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FIC.2018.008
Bonnet
circa 1845

Gray/brown lightly quilted silk bonnet. Lined with light blue silk. Silk ribbons the same color as the lining act as lappets, up to 26 1/2 in. long. 4 in. long bavolet. Small, blue silk bow attache...

42.1.25
Bodice
circa 1845 – 1855

Very small plum colored bodice, short ruffled sleeves. Bodice comes to a point in front and back. Black lace around neckline. Fastens down middle. Black tread lace.

71.2.1
Painting
circa 1845

Bust length portrait, of Daniel Tisdale. Tisdale faces to the right, dressed in a black vest, jacket and bowtie with white shirt. His short hair is brushed back. Eyes are hazel.


Miniature of Stanton Peckham (1814-1869). Profile of young man with reddish-brown hair, blue eyes, wearing dark blue jacket, white shirt with dark blue at throat. Oval-shaped gold-toned frame. Stan...

11.2.1
Painting
circa 1845

Portrait of Mrs. William Bailey, nee Sarah Brayton (1787-1854). Half length porttrait, subject faces to left; hands folded on lap, two rings on left hand; wearing white bonnet which is gathered in ...


Portrait of Sarah Peters Bowker; she would later become Mrs. Richard Bliss. Half length portrait, subject faces right, subject is a young girl with blue eyes and short brown hair, wears a pink dres...


Photograph of the "Gov. Bradford," the first locomotive to run on Aquidneck Island. It was loaded on a vessel of the Fall River Line, arried to bristol Ferry and then drawn by oxen from the Wharf t...

2012.50.2
pipe bowl
1845 – 1875

A white pipe bowl marked with TD. Stem is missing.

2012.50.1
pipe bowl
1845 – 1875

Beige/natural color marked with "G.F.Y." enclosed in a laurel wreath. The laurel motif exists around the lip of the bowl as well.

27.4.1
Bonnet
1845 – 1855

Bonnet of gray green silk. Shirred and ruffled ribbons. Characteristic, but not original.

18.4
Bonnet
1845 – 1855

Fancy straw bonnet with silk lining. In poor condition.


Black cast iron cooking stove, three tiers, side door, four round removable covers on top of stove. Stamped on flat removable section 'W. Brownell/ Newport/ R.I./2'

24.9.3
Cap (headgear)
1845 – 1850

Quaker Cap, sheer, very thin tie around chin.

01.408
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with carved wooden head, painted brown hair, painted features. Body is made of wood with lamb covered arms and legs. Doll has no hands. Costume is black silk taffeta dress, red wool...

01.407
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with wooden head, painted black hair with brush marks; carved face, painted eyes, red cheeks. The body is stuffed with wooden arms. The hands are broken. The legs are stuffed in sta...

01.405
Doll
1845 – 1860

Peg wooden doll with a wooden head and painted black hair with grey border in front, painted eyebrows, painted blue eyes with black pupils, pointed nose. Body and limbs are made of wood with hing...

01.385
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is made of papier-mache, black painted molded hair, black eyes with white highlights. The body is kid with wooden legs, spoon hands. Doll is wearing a silk gauze dress, cotton petticoat, pan...

01.384
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is papier-mache with molded and painted hair, braided around ears, braided bun in back, pained pupil-less eyes, formed face. Body is made of cloth (replacement). The limbs are cloth with bla...

01.379
Doll
1845 – 1860

Head is papier-mache with a human hair wig over painted hair, brown glass eyes with painted lashes. The body is cloth stuffed body and feet and kid arms, separated fingers. Original clothes are s...


Napkin ring with border is stamped with alternating designs. Engraved in script, "A. Taylor, Dec. 25, 1845". Belonged to Abigail White Taylor (1786-1869).

86.6.1
Teakettle
1842 – 1911

Ida Lewis' copper teakettle on warming stand.

2012.18
top hat
circa 1840 – 1860

A dark brown top hat associated with M.E. Hatch of New Bedford. Hat is made of silk plush, and has a thin black band around its circumference. Interior is lined with a gold quilted fabric, and has ...

2009.10.3
bonnet (hat)
circa 1840 – 1860

A gray silk bonnet with long ties (19 inches). The bonnet is comprised of a stiff brim (about 4-5 inches wide, lined with a sheer silk fabric) and a gathered portion at rear. A stiff open weave fab...

01.1006
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Small heart shaped Valentine with fold out interiors that open into the shape of a clover. Each leaf of the fold out clover features a verse. The front pictures a rose with the words, "I request fa...

01.1005
Valentine
1840 – 1899

A paper lace heart Valentine with a star made from cut ribbons in the center. A bird appears at the top of the heart, and below it reads, "I live for thee alone" in a scroll.

01.1004
Valentine
1840 – 1899

A Valentine poem entitled, "To Emily". The poem reads:
There's a dainty Maiden dwells In the city by the sea, Her eyes so bright, her teeth so white And when she smiles at me, My heart begins...

01.1003
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Valentine with the front featuring paper lace and flowers. A woman's face appears through a circular cut out. The interior features a poem, and the full bust portrait of the woman. The poem entitle...

01.1002
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Paper valentine with paper lace. The center of the card has an envelope that reads, "To the keeper of my heart." surrounded by pansies. A bird is atop the card sitting on her eggs, and at the botto...

01.1001
Valentine
1840 – 1899

On front of Valentine is a cherub holding a rose surrounded by paper cut lacework. Inside features a poem in gilded ink, "Fondly I love, but/ some strange spell/ Forbids my tongue/ its tale to tell...

01.1000
Valentine
1840 – 1899

Valentine featuring a young girl and boy holding hands under a horseshoe shaped arch that reads, "Love Remembrance." Underneath the arch is also a heart with an embossed pansy. Embossed small blue ...

80.3.34 AB
Fork
1840 – 1860

Two fiddle-backed forks. Engraved initials "AT" (in script) referring to Abigail White Taylor (1786-1869). Marked "Nichols" enclosed in a rectangle with three symbols.


White round collar with elaborate embroidery.

D311
Cap
1840s

Ladies daytime cap. White net trim with white satin ribbon

D246
Bonnet
1840s

Tan and brown bonnet made of Shaker straw trimmed with brown silk. Very long cape.


Bonnet made of milan straw.


White barege; blue woven figure; low neck, shirt sleeves, separate small shoulder cape. Belonged to Eleanor Bowen, made about 1845-1850.

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