500 Object Results

Decade:
01.843
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Full length profile silhouette of Job Sherman (1765-1856) facing right. He is wearing a hat and coat with tails. One arm appears put in the coat across his chest. Backing is water stained.

01.269
Desk
1765 – 1858

Mahogany and tulip slant-front desk with three drawers, straight bracket feet, blocked interior drawers, sliding well, sliding lid supports with carved bird's head terminals, and a brass label on b...


Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.

01.855
Silhouette
1769 – 1856

Silhouette of Stephen Northam (1769-1856) is facing left wearing a white collar, light blue tie, black coat with tails holding a quill pen. Drawn in room shows built-in bookshelves, flowers and bla...

VOL.1272
Account book
1770 – 1803

Most of the entries in this volume date from the 1793 to 1803 and are the accounts of  Deacon John Irish of Middletown. They document buying and selling of crops and livestock, including corn, butt...

01.866
Silhouette
1770 – 1848

Cut out silhouette of Nicholas Hassard (1770-1848), of light paper over darker cloth; facing right, with a high collar and hair standing up. Gold painted frame. Written across the bottom: "Nicholas...


Candle lantern with pierced tin rectangular frame with stepped top, ring attached. Two pieces of old glass, possibly original, remain; one panel has replacement glass, one panel has none. Receptacl...

D617
Shoes (footwear)
circa 1770 – 1800

Ladies Quaker silk crepe shoes in ivory. Strap across front. White wedge .5 inch heel. Striped ribbon banding in black and white on heel.

FIC.2014.498
Purse
1771 – 1853

Brown clasp purse with metal hardware that has been sewn on by hand with multi-colored needlework featuring flowers and the initials "AB".


Minitature painting of Mrs. Christopher Grant Champlin (1772-1847) in three-quarter profile, facing left. Blue eyes, reddish-brown hair rolled high and back from face, covered with a draping white ...

55.1.1
Porringer
1773 – 1801

Pewter Porringer with pierced handle, "flowered handle". Marked with an eagle, stars and "Hamlin" on top of handle.


Miniature portrait of Edward Arnold Tayer (1774-1848). Brown eyes, powdered hair, white shirt with tie at neck, black vest, brown jacket, stippled blue background. He elimninated Arnold from his na...

29.7.1
Cloak
1775 – 1825

White seersucker or dimity cloak, trimmed with finer dimity ruffles. Has a hood and a deep ruffled collar.

40.7.22
Bedspread
1775 – 1825

Gray, brown silk bound with brown ribbon lined with lam's wool (might have faded from violet). Originally cataloged as "coverlet"


Man's breeches in tan made from jersey cloth, cotton, with ribbed back. Made and worn by James Gould, who was a tailor. His business established in 1763, died in 1812.

27.4.11
Purse
1775 – 1825

Housewife bag of grey green silk. Similiar to D64 and D65.

24.7.10
Purse
1775 – 1825

"Housewife" bag of rose taffeta, like D64.

27.4.9
Purse
1775 – 1825

"Housewife" bag, of pointed cotton print with dark brown background.

D62
Purse
1775 – 1825

Lady's fancy grey, silk lined bag with drawstring.

D60
Purse
1775 – 1825

Lady's Fancy Bag. White cotton, central band each side, embroidered in white cotton, connecting band of pinch-puffs. May be part of D34.


Lady's fancy bag. White, embroidered with violas in colored silks. Embroidered panel on each side, connected by puffed strip made by winding a pinch of material with thread. The initials "KM" are o...

D223
Bodice
1775 – 1825

Natural, unbleached homespun linen. Simple bodice, small cut at lower back of bodice. Wardrobe: Third floor E, Drawer: A

D222
Bodice
1775 – 1825

Woman's working dress or short gown. Indigo blue and white stripes, made from homespun linen. Low neck, long sleeves, sht. peplum. Swatch of similiar material among Wilbour samples. Wardrobe: 3rd F...


Plain white petticoat of fine striped dimity, two inch ruffle of white cotton at bottom.


White linen shirt, fine linen ruffles on sleeves, gussets, triangular shaped flaps on front and back of shirt. Belonged to "Wilbour family Little Compton, RI".


Lady's fancy bag of brown canton crepe, lined with striped cream, tan and blue cotton with drawstring.

01.875
Candlestand
1775 – 1800

Cylindrical stand in round tray, holder on one side, lever to raise base inside stand.


Oval porcelain platter with scalloped edge; polychrome bird and flower decoration. Entire bottom is orange-clay colored, hot glazed. Part of a set including: #74.2.1 and #74.2.5


Four porcelain plates with polychrome bird and flower decoration; scalloped rim. Part of a set including: #74.2.1 and #74.2.5

61.1.4
Bowl (vessel)
1775 – 1800

Reserve panels on front and back with polychrome scene of "The Judgement Of Paris". Interior has two gold fish.

01.127
Bowl (vessel)
1775 – 1800

Porcelain bowl with exterior decoration of a building with the flag of England on top and the opposite side depicts a ship between polychrome flowers; decorative band around the rim.

01.853
Silhouette
1779 – 1849

Silhouette of Daniel Coggeshall (1779-1849) facing right; hair in short ponytail, high collar with frilly front, dark coat. Tan paper on lighter backing. Dark wood frame. Marked on lower left corne...


High back pine; five sections make up the back; curved sides; blue and white cushion on seat.


Purse made of silk thread on linen with queen's stitch only, striped silk lining, blue predominates. Made in New England.


Small purse with silk thread on linen made of queen's stitch only, green silk lining. Good example of queen's stitch. Inside is a silver clasp with the initials "HMC". Purse was made in England.

01.264
Candlestand
1780 – 1820

Maple candle stand as baluster-turned pedestal with urn-shaped base; tripod legs are replaced; scalloped-shaped top is replaced.

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