120 Object Results

Decade:
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 ...

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...


Low pine chest on frame with a single drawer and turned front feet ending in a ball; brass fixtures; painted black. This piece is in a circa 1700 style but apparently is a more recent piece created...

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

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


Silver porringer, round bowl with pierced handle. On back of handle "S+V" enclosed in heart. Inscribed on front "IBS 1692 - date added about 1888". It originally belonged to Joseph and Susanna (Tur...

01.256
Fork, Eating
circa 1700

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...

01.605
Glass, Wine
circa 1700

Wine Glass CLEAR STEMMED GLASS, CONICAL-SHAPED BOWL, CIRCULAR FOOT, LOPSIDED (OUT OF ROUND).

40.10
Bottle
circa 1700

Bottle: leather bottle. Barrel-shaped container made of thick pieces of dark leather stitched at ends and top. Holes for strap; strap missing. See accession folder for further information about thi...


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.

FIC.2018.006
Stays
18th century

Tan stays with shoulder straps and fron tab (2 x 4 in.) extending from center bottom. No boning, busk, or cording. Coarse linen lining with unfinished seams inside. Possibly unfinished construction...

FIC.2018.005
Stays
18th century

Tan stays with coarse linen lining. Bound in white leather with glazed linen on tabs. Twill trim on outside of corset 1/8 in. wide over top of some channels. Dark brown leather in PL eyelets. 

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...


Large handmade spike from Brenton House. Made by Richard Donohoe. Tag included with description and maker's information.

2012.44.1
wallpaper
18th century

Wallpaper fragment from Rhoades-Pease-King-House. The fragile fragment features a pattern of yellow dotted leaves with white vines and burgundy tulips on a green/gray background.

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...

42.1.7
Petticoat
18th century

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.

D489
Fragment
18th century

Swatch of brocade with rose ground.

D338
Fragment
1700 – 1750

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


Light and dark indigo blue and white striped woolen fabric with some twilled stripes. Ticketed in same hand as D225, "A piece of my great Grandmother's Petticoat more than a hundred years old. ~1885"

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...

D94
Waistcoat
18th century

Dress waistcoat in cream brocaded with silver and colored flowers. Lining and back of cream twilled wool homespun.

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.

42.1.24 AB
Shoe
18th century

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

42.1.32 AB
Gown
18th century

Silver gray satin gown. Long sleeved with train, opening over matching petticoat. This gown, originally made about 1775, has been made over to approximate style of 1783-1793. This alteration may be...

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...

D217
Bonnet (hat)
18th century

Black silk Quaker bonnet lined in white. Homespun linen and square mesh linen gauze and a piece of marbled cardboard used in stiffening.

2010.15
Table
18th century

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

W 1973.6.3
Coverlet
18th century

Blue and white woven coverlet; bound on two sides; fringed ontwo sides. Made with linsey-woolsey. Object used as a table runner in 1989. Coverlet was made in 1973.

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