448 Object Results


Advertising leaflet for the Charles E. Hammett, Jr. bookstore, Thames Street. Rectangular illustration at top center depicts a pile of books surrounded by an arch with the text: "WIE DIE ARBEIT SO ...

Purple velour covered autograph book; romantic raised decoration on front: grape leaves, pastoral scene and cameo-type woman's head; 40 blank pages.

19th century

Pinafore Style, Cross-bar dimity apron. Machine seams, trimmed with heavy tatting for a young girl.

An 1843 "City Convention" election ticket, Rhode Island. Lists candidates for senator and representatives. An illustration depicting the state motto ("HOPE") and an anchor surrounded by waves is lo...

An 1843 prox listing candidates for Rhode Island governor, lieutentant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and general treasurer (Law and Order Party). An illustration depicting the sta...

Four ballots (uncut sheet) printed for the purpose of voting to approve or reject a revised Rhode Island constitution, 1841. Each ballot reads: "CONSTITUTION/ADOPTED BY/THE CONVENTION/HOLDEN AT PRO...

An 1840 Whig Party election prox. Lists candidates for Rhode Island governor, lieutenant governor, senators, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer.

Text is surrounded by a ...

19th century

Cloth banner featuring a painted image of a winged tiger holder antlers. This banner is likely Chinese and dates back to the Boxer Rebellion at the end of the nineteenth century.

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.

Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block with painted face and clothing, block has an oblong head which towards the back is covered in kid leather which is cushioned towards the back of the block's head.

Block, Hat
circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet block carved from a solid piece of wood. The rear of the block is carved into an oblong cranial shape and the front of the block is cut in to a flat surface.

Chemisette, mid-layer of underwear, scalloped with embroidery around the neckline and down the open front to the waist.

circa 1845 – 1855

Very small plum colored bodice, short ruffled sleeves. Bodice comes to a point in front and back. Black lace around neckline. Fastens down middle. Black tread lace.

Olive/army green bodice, longsleeves. Pint at bottom in back. Material bunched together along shoulder and on sleeves. Fastens in themiddle, pleated in back. Possibly Quaker.

1836 – 1846

Waist of dress, skirt missing. Plaid wool, green, yellow and red. Long sleeves, shirred tucks over bosom and down front. Ticketed: Worn by Mrs. Alex McGregor whole husband came from Scotland to hel...

FIC.2018.011 A
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...

circa 1845

Gray/brown lightly quilted silk bonnet. Lined with light blue silk. Silk ribbons the same color as the lining act as lappets, up to 26 1/2 in. long. 4 in. long bavolet. Small, blue silk bow attache...

1845 – 1855

Bonnet of gray green silk. Shirred and ruffled ribbons. Characteristic, but not original.

1845 – 1855

Fancy straw bonnet with silk lining. In poor condition.


Tan and brown bonnet made of Shaker straw trimmed with brown silk. Very long cape.

1836 – 1846

Wadded bonnet in violet silk, lined in pink, with pink plaid ribbon.

circa 1800 – 1860

Bonnet interior structure, comprised of twine covered wire, buckram, and netting.

circa 1800 – 1860

Green silk poke bonnet feauring a pleated crown. At the neck there is a ruffle of the same silk fabric and a bow of a slightly lighter green fabric. There are remnants of lappets about an inch and ...

bonnet (hat)
circa 1840 – 1860

A gray silk bonnet with long ties (19 inches). The bonnet is comprised of a stiff brim (about 4-5 inches wide, lined with a sheer silk fabric) and a gathered portion at rear. A stiff open weave fab...

Bonnet made of milan straw.

Wireframe bonnet made of rust colored silk, featuring puffy trim, gathering, with bronze bow and ties for neck. 

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Bonnet (hat)
19th century

Quaker bonnet, in greenish gray silk with white lining.

1825 – 1840

Mahogany empire style bookcase on frame that has two drawers and four spiral-turned legs; glass doors on bookcase have twist columns with leafy capitals between panes; round bran pulls on drawer fr...

Black satin boots, marked "worn in 1849" Lacing over ankles.

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...

Bowl, Eating
1825 – 1865

Silver Earthewaren (Lusterware) bowl, gadrooned around bottom half; molded ribbing around the top. Part of a set including: #62.1.1 (a, b), #62.1.2 and #62.1.3. Gift of the estate of Mrs. Chester A...

74.1.3 AB
Bowl, Serving
1840 – 1860

Two Earthenware or pearlware serving bowls of "Tyrolean" pattern in monochrome blue transfer-print of alpine scene with castles, peasants, and animals; shaped rims. Partial dinner set including: #...

Bowl, Serving
1750 – 1850

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

Bowl, Sugar
1825 – 1865

Earthenware sugar bowl of copper luster; molded and shapely.

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