307 Object Results

Decade:
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...

2018.001.007
Alms Dish
1750 – 1800

Felt-lined alms box with dark wood exterior and yellow-orange felt interior. Rectangular with a small handle on one side.

65.4.1 AB
Andiron
1750 – 1775

Flat disk feet, columnar balusters swell into a vase shape; finials are large spheres; small balusters serve as log stops. Iron billet bar. These andirons with disk feet and vase shaped balusters...

2012.52 AB
andirons
1760 – 1820

Set of brass and iron andirons from the Robinson House, located at 64 Washington Street.


A 1776 list of candidates for Rhode Island political offices, including governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Title at top of list reads: "For t...

71.3
barometer
1750 – 1799

Mahogany pilaster-shaped with stop-fluting, molded cornice brass plate at capital with engraved barometric readings for winter and summer, flowers; maker's name and "Newport". On brass face: "D. Wi...

01.287
Basket, Cake
1775 – 1776

Cake basket elaborately pierced, with repousee swages. Possibly made by P. Freeman in London, England.


Two fruit baskets with stands is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and...

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"


Post-master's bill from the Post-Office at New-York to the Post-Office at Newport. Dated Nov 16 1772, and signed John Lawrance.

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...

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.


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.1
Bowl, Eating
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

97.18.39
Bowl, Serving
1750 – 1850

Ironstone Nanking serving bowl, blue design on celadon background w/ Nanking border.

97.18.40 AB
Bowl, Tea
1750 – 1850

A: Nanking ironstone tea bowl, possibly for tea or rice, blue design on white/celadon background. B: Underplate in same design. Subjects include mountains, trees, home and water.

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.


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.

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.

96.15 AB
Buckle, Shoe
1750 – 1799

Pair of shoe buckles with rectangular silver frames with cast filigree decoration, rosette at each corner added in separate operation; two-tined steel fork and toothed loop each attached separately...

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.

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...

01.315
Busk
1760 – 1780

Saw-toothed design of double circle, hearts, a house, and the initials "PW".

01.313
Busk
1760 – 1780

Geometric designs of flowers, hearts, crosses, and the initials: "EC". A rectangular-shaped piece has been cut out of bottom of reverse side.

01.298
Busk
1760 – 1780

Rectangular-shaped with engraved hearts at each end, obelisk in center, designs above and below obelisk.

63.4.1
Busk
1750 – 1780

Plain, rectangular-shaped busk, no ornamentation. "Busk from old Ellery house, Thames Street, Newport. Given me by the granddaughter of the signer, Miss Harriet Ellery, Nov. 1902."

01.309
Busk
1750 – 1800

Over all geometric design with heart motif. On reverse, "M M*D"

01.303
Busk
1750 – 1780

Over all geometric designs on front, and initials "SW."

01.307
Busk
1750 – 1800

Intricate geometric designs, painted dark brown and white, with a sailing ship, entwined hearts, and cartouche with monogram: "RVE." On reverse: "Stand when this you see remember me that I be wher...

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