167 Object Results

Decade:
2003.18
Account book
1746 – 1749

An account book detailing transactions associated with merchant John Banister (1707-1767), September 1746-December 1749. Some highlights include Banister's exporting of Narragansett Pacers to the W...


An English tin-glazed (delft) Eathernware pharmaceutical pitcher. The inscription on front "S. LVIVLA" surrounded by decoration in light blue; round shape with handle and spout; set on a cone shape...


Oval shaped brass badge (or buckle) with the RI symbol of an anchor in the center with 'Artill. Comp.' at the top and 'incorporated/ad 1741' at the bottom of the oval; brass is pitted on the back a...

29.1.1
Baptismal Basin
1700 – 1750

Earthenware, tin-glazed, bowl, light blue glaze; decorated in landscape design on outside in dark blue and manganese purple linework. This bowl was once used as baptismal bowl in Moravian Church, a...


Four pencil posts; simple headboard; rope spring; painted brown; canopy frame. In 1998 bedding placed in chest with ball feet.

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...

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.

01.615
Bottle
18th century

Pale, aqua-colored glass, irregular globular body pinched in on two sides, cylindrical neck, with flange, slight kick with pontil mark.

01.619
Bottle, Snuff
18th century

Amber-colored, square shaped body, with sloping shoulder, short neck, pontil mark. Probably used to hold snuff.

01.37
Bowl (vessel)
1700 – 1750

Tin-galzed Earthenware (delft) bowl decorated with three grey-blue fish over a manganese purple glaze. Inside of bowl is decorated with a grey-blue glaze and blue vine design.

62.8
Breeches
circa 1747

Tan silk breeches. Three large buttons down front, four small buttons at the bottom of each leg. Five buttonholes at back of pants. Belonged to Edward Scott, first librarian of Redwood Library 1747.

D170
Brise Fan
1700 – 1780

Carved ivory fan with white ribbon comprised of twenty-one sticks. Marked with note: "Ivory fan brought by Gov. Wm H. Cooke from China, probably before the Revolution. He was the first Gov. of Rhod...

D489
Brocade (textile)
18th century

Swatch of brocade with rose ground.

96.16.1
Buckle, Shoe
18th century

Plain silver shoe buckle with a narrow rectangular frame. Two tined steel fork and toothed loop. Each attached separately to central pivot. "SP' appears in raised letter in a rough rectangle. XXXXV...

96.17.1
Buckle, Shoe
18th century

Plain silver shoe buckle with a very narrow rectangular frame; two-toned steel fork and toothed loop, each attached separately to central pivot.


Twelve round pewter buttons.


"A" candle snuffers, "B" - tray in baroque-style tray with handle and four turned feet. Marked with several symbols and letters on tray and snuffers. Made in England.

D137
Cap (headgear)
18th century

Infant's cap in white homespun linen

D143
Cap (headgear)
18th century

Baby's plain white linen cap, simply stitched, not fitted at the back of the head. Similar to D137.


Certificate of Achievement FRAMED CERTIFICATE SIGEND AND DATED BY GIDEON WANTON, GOVERNOR NAD CAPTAIN GENERAL OF RHODE ISLAND, JUNE 5, 1745. CERTIFICATE WAS PRESENTED TO RICHARD HARRIS, ELECTED AND...

01.258
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair, probably made in Boston, with cabriole legs and ball-and-claw feet, block-and-turned stretchers, compass seat, and knees. Brown leather (not original) upholst...

77.5.1
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany "Queen Anne" style side chair, (mid-Georgian). Shells on knees and crest rail; compass seat, ball-and-claw feet. Chair has its original red wool (moreen) upholstery which has a steam-press...

24.3.1
Chair
1730 – 1760

Queen Anne style mahogany side chair with vase-shaped splat, block-and-turned stretchers, cabriole legs, pad feet, square slip seat. "In memory of Sara Jarvis Pattison/Presented by/Mrs. Frederick ...


Maple side chair with a painted black; three half back banisters; turned stretchers; turned legs; cloth seat cover of faded blue and gold Indian print on white background; carved finial; carved cre...


Maple side chair painted black; three reeded banisters; ox bow crest rail; front legs are turned; seat covered in faded blue and gold Indian print on white background


Country-style side chair, painted black. Possibly Little Compton construction.

96.46.6 ABC
Churn
18th century

Wooden cylinder-shaped butter churn, five 1" wide bands around the body of churn, cover (b) has a hole in the center for the plunger's handle to fit through. The plunger (c) handle is 26" long with...


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.


A Rhode Island Military commission signed and sealed by Governor William Greene in 1743, possibly printed by Ann Franklin. Written for John Warner (Lieutentant) of Warwick; also signed by Secretary...

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.


Handleless teacup with saucer with decoration of blue flowers on outside of cup and saucer.


Handleless teacup with saucer with decoration of blue flowers and birds on outside of cup and blue flowers on saucer. Double band on inner rim of cup.


Cup with handle and engraved initials on bottom: "M*A/to/A*M/to/M*A*M". Slightly bell-shaped body; molded base; strap handle. Probablt American.


Cup with handle with original owner's engraved initials on bottom: "W*C"; straight-sided with flared lip; molded applied base and handle. Marked with a "IT", but it looks as if it is struck over an...

01.756
Davis Quadrant
18th century

Quadrant - davis (or backstaff) with wood inlaid with ivory in diamond shapes. Ivory inlay reads: made by a. Lamb in New York for Mr. (faded) Carpenter, 17??. S See #01.755

W 1974.75.1
Desk
circa 1730 – 1750

Tiger maple slant-top desk; three drawers and twelve pigeonholes inside; five drawers outside. Desk of Peleg Peckham (May 1, 1710 - August 27, 1765).

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