127 Object Results

Decade:
50.1.4
Painting
circa 1717

Three-quarter portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Ellery (1678-1742) nee Abigail Wilkins. Standing, facing right; her left hand is holding a white and red rose and her left arm is casually bent at her waistl...

50.1.3
Painting
circa 1717

The portrait depicts William Ellery, father of William Ellery (signer of the Declaration of Independence). Ellery wears a light blue coat with large sleeves and silver buttons. He has dark eyes and...

50.1.2
Painting
circa 1717

Half-length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Jr (1705-1722). facing to the right; right hand is holding a compass and left hand is at his waist. Wearing light blue suit with white shirt, collar is fold...

50.1.1
Painting
circa 1717

Three-quarter length portrait of Benjamin Ellery, Sr. (1670-1746) , facing left. Holding cane in right hand; left arm is holding a black hat at his side and his left hand is gloved, holding the oth...

74.17.1a
Map (document)
1714 – 1725

Map of lots owned by the Quaker Proprietors of Easton's Point.

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...

2006.8
map
circa 1712

Handwritten map of the Town of Newport drawn by John Mumford. Text at top left reads: "Copy of a Draught of the Town of Newport/Taken and drawn By John Mumford Jan 3rd 1712/13". Map features severa...


Porringer with engraved initials on handle: "B"/ "B*C" / "C*P", these appear to be added later in the 18th century; on side of porringer in script are the initials "MO"; handle is triangular-shaped...

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 ...

1885.2
Chair
1710 – 1725

Late William and Mary style side chair made with cherry wood with original leather upholstery on seat and back; back styles curve and crest rail is curved and yoked in "Queen Anne" style; front le...

78.1.2
Spoon
1710 – 1730

Spoon with engraved initials: "WGK", script of letter "G" differs slightly in style; rat tail on back of bowl; trifid end on handle, which curves upward. marked with "IA" ina circle.

01.270
Chair
1710 – 1725

Bannister-back armchair made of Ash; rush seat, painted black; turned stretchers and stiles; back has four half spindles. Belonged to Peleg Peckham who gave it to his son, Thomas Peckham Sr., who p...

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...

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

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


Small red clay jug with tapered neck and mouth. The bottom is inscribed, "Henry Gould (potter) of Newport RI."


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...

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...


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.


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

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