448 Object Results

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Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Bertha made of same tulle that decorates bodice. 5 tiers of ruffled tulle comes to a cente...


Pine or maple blanket chest painted black; iron handles; dovetailing on corners; no legs. Marked with 'Samuel Powel, 1005 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Oct.3, 1860; Hw Have Powel, Chestnut Hill, Phila...


Maple blanket chest painted green; rope handles; crack in top; covered compartment inside.

FIC.2018.011 A
Bodice
19th century

Cream colored two-piece evening dress with bertha and petticoat. Bodice A, Skirt B, Bertha C, petticoat D. Bodice has extremely pointed front with high waist. Arms set off the shoulder with tulle p...

D238 A
Bonnet (hat)
19th century

Quaker bonnet, in greenish gray silk with white lining.

35.4
Bottle, Medicine
19th century

Small square glass medicine bottled labeled 'Essence of Spearmint'; cork stopper. R.J. Taylor's Pharmacy, 104 Thames St. appears in Newport directories from 1858 through 1872. Succeeded William Hun...

01.91
Bowl, Sugar
1800 – 1840

Earthenware (pearlware) sugar bowl of empire shape; grapevine motif in purple and bright green as main colors; decorative bands around top edge, handles, and cover; luster. Part of a set with inclu...

D532
Box
1800 – 1850

Brightly colored shawl box. Hand blocked paper, floral panels with yellow border, marblized effects.


Round ditty box, top and bottom are made of wood. Sides are whalebone fastened with brass studs. Stuart Frank 11/4/2009: shaker box; whale bone; wonderful condition; more decorative on top; has wr...

D465 AB
Brise Fan
19th century

Fan (A) with bright painted Chinese flowers and birds, 22 pierced ivory sticks, paper fields. The fan case (B) is made of paper, tubular, tan with green animals.

D50
Busk
1800 – 1850

Natural wood busk. Crudely shaped heart about 1 inch wide.

D519
Bustle
19th century

Bustle made from cotton, steel and elastic. Lace flounce. "Worn during transition period from hoop-skirt to bustle."

D344
Camisole
19th century

Plain white cotton camisole that laces up the front with hand sewn eyelets for the cotton laces that have metal tips . Stitches on left side indicate that a pocket has been removed.

D343
Camisole
19th century

Plain white cotton corset cover with lone eyelets for the front laces. The garment has a patch at the waist line on each side. The patches are of different sizes and materials and are hand sewn. Th...

13.1.1
Cane
1800 – 1875

Cane made from the backbone of a shark. Head of cane and two inserts are tortoise shell. Made by a sailor on a United States warship.

01.360
Cane
1800 – 1875

Head of cane is a carved knot. Four carved columns form a "cage" around a spiral-carved column. The next section is fluted above a brass-tipped carved spiral. Several inlays of wood and metal. Made...

01.361
Cane
1800 – 1875

Ivory knob at top, inlaid with mother of pearl, star surrounded with tortoise shell. Four ivory spool-shaped sections, inlaid with stripes of red, gold, and black wax. This section is attached to...

D312
Cap
1800 – 1850

Lady's daytime cap in white net. Probably worn by same lady as D311.

D144
Cap (headgear)
1800 – 1850

Small white baby's cap with strings at nap of neck and forehead. Embroidered flowers with eyelets in middle. Eyelets as leaves and embroidered squares.


Child's Cap, fine cotton dimity with fine cotton ruffle around edges. Insertion of embroidered net at top of cap.

D111
Cap (headgear)
1800 – 1850

Embroidered net cap with leaves and tiny star-like pattern throughout cap. Cap comes to a point, two little strings in back. May be a lady's cap.

D110
Cap (headgear)
1800 – 1850

Embroidered net infant's cap. Two large embroidered flowers with leaves radiating from the flower. Strings at top and back of cap.

41.2.1(A,B)
Case, Card
19th century

Wooden calling card case & lid decorated with ivory floral designs on both sides. Red fabric beneath ivory. Silver borders and green and red decorative elements.

D238 D
Cloak
19th century

Quaker mantle in greenish gray wadded silk. Very large.

D185
Coat
1800 – 1850

Blue broadcloth coat with tails. Ten brass buttons. Half of coat is lined with quilted black satin with lemon yellow backing. Velvet collar.

D163
Cravat
1800 – 1850

Black satin stock. 3 3/4' high, buckles in back, striped lining.

31.1
Creamer
1800 – 1850

Earthenware, or Pearlware, pitcher with a blue transfer of Chinese design; scalloped rim; floral transfer print on handle.

43.1.1 A-D
Cup
19th century

Four covered cups with saucers with polychromatic floral decorations; edges and handles of all pieces are decorated in gilt patterns; each cup has two handles, a round cover with a ring-shaped fini...

01.93 A-F
Cup
1800 – 1840

Six Earthenware teacups with saucers in Empire shape; grapevine motif in purple and bright green as main colors; decorative bands around top edge, handles, and cover; luster. Part of a set with inc...


Porcelain scalloped edged saucer with a Nanking border (blue network, spearhead and dumbbell design); motif in the center is of a fisherman in a boat near a small island with houses, trees and moun...

01.409
Doll
1800 – 1850

Milliner's model with a painted wooden head, gray painted hair, dots for eyes, eyebrows, wisps of gray hair around face. The body is wood, jointed at hips, elbows, shoulders, nipped-in-waist. Limbs...

24.11.1
Dress
19th century

White cotton top of infants dress. Fine embroidery, floral motif.

01.95
Eggcup
1800 – 1840

Earthenware (Pearlware) egg cup with shaped rim and moulded sides; purple landscape painted on front and back; purple band around top.

D444
Fan, Brisé
19th century

Brise ivory fan with 22, 7.5 inch sticks. The design is of India type. Almost perfect condition.

D443
Fan, Brisé
19th century

Brise fan in honey. Pierced design, accent with metal studs. Ribbon is broken. 21, 6 inch spokes.

D445
Fan, Brisé
19th century

Ivory brise fan with 26 sticks, measuring 10.5 inches. Very delicate Chinese design in center. Background of medalions very tiny vertical slits. Sticks solid except pierced borders. Ribbon broken.

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