154 Object Results

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Title page from a New Testament bible, torn out and enclosed in glass. The bible was printed 1597. On reverse is a listing of towns in Rhode Island with population tabulations for whites, negroes, ...

63.2.1 AB
Spoon, Eating
1650 – 1800

Two spoons with square stems and round bowls. Symbol marked with "HK."

01.236
Spoon
1685 – 1740

Spoon with "spurred trifid-end" handle; "fig-shaped" bowl. Engraved inscription added, prob. in late nineteenth century: "B.C. 1674." in shaded block letters, on back of handle.


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...

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...

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.

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.

83.1.9
Chair
1700 – 1730

Black painted chair, oxbow shaped crest rail, three reeded splats, turned stretchers. Seat is a replacement.


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.

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.

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 142.1
Dining Table
18th century

William and Mary style walnut gate leg table, circular leaves, turned legs and stretchers. There is a small drawer on one end. The gate legs could be folded in so the two leaves, attached by hinges...

01.403
Doll
18th century

Turned wooden doll with gesso over wood head with glass eyes - brown, dots around eyes and eyebrows, pink circles on cheeks, flax hair, high forehead. Body is a square bottomed torso of wood. The l...

01.404
Doll
18th century

Turned wood doll with a gesso over wood head. Flax wig, eye lashes and eyebrows delineated. The body is a square wooden body with stuffed cloth limbs. Clothes are original, cotton dress & panta...


Brown satin wedding gown. Gown has short sleeves and simple details on the bodice. There are ties around the waist and down the back of the bodice.

98.1.21
Eyeglasses
1700 – 1750

Circular lenses w/ cross between a "c" and a crank bridge, no temple bars and no sign of these glasses once having bars; gold braiding remains where frame would have been touching the nose; wire ri...

D446
Fan, Brisé
18th century

Ivory brise fan. Painted and pierced; 29 sticks measuring 8.5 inches. Medallion on each side with French pastoral figures. Chinese influence. The flowers in the front and one small medallion at bot...

D268
Fire Hat
18th century

Black felt hat. Seems to be tricorne. Possibly early fire hat

W 1934.2.2
Flesh Fork
18th century

Hand wrought iron meat fork; two prong fork; hole in handle to hang fork.

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...

D338
Fragment
1700 – 1750

White bolt of India muslin with small silver stars, now yellowed.

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