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Table cloth: Hunting Scene

Classification: 
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 106 x 86 x 1/8 in. ( 269.2 x 218.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Ivory linen damask tablecloth with hunting scene; initial "L" embroidered in one corner.
Object Number: 
INV.14608
Marks: 
embroidered: in one corner: "L"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6731
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Table cloth: L, Ornate sroll and geometric border

Classification: 
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 127 x 86 x 1/8 in. ( 322.6 x 218.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Ivory linen damask tablecloth with scroll and geometric border; initial "L" embroidered in one corner.
Object Number: 
INV.14607
Marks: 
embroidered: in one corner: "L"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6730
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Towel W/embroidered Flower

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Linen, crewel wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 27 in. ( 48.3 x 68.6 cm )
Description: 
Beige linen mat with drawnwork and crewelwork floral vine with yellow flowers parallel to one long edge.
Object Number: 
INV.14605
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6729
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printed textile of Declaration of War of 1812

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 33 in. ( 76.2 x 83.8 cm )
Description: 
Copperplate-printed, glazed cotton kerchief memorializing the victories of the War of 1812; central vignettes of the Battle of Lake Erie and Champlain surrounded by six vignettes of other naval battles, the signing of the peace at Ghent, portraits of MacDonough and Perry, and two American bald eagle armorials; laurel leaf background; printed in turkey red on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.184
Marks: 
printed: all over: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/ HUZZA FOR THE NAVY/ RODGERS/ PERRY/ HULL/ BRILLIANT NAVAL VICTORY on LAKE ERIE/ SEPR 15 1814/ WAR DECLARED/ AGAINST GREAT BRITIAN JUNE 12 1812/ FIRST NAVAL VICTORY AUGT 19 1812/ SINCE WHICH PERIOD UNTIL, THE S
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979), 67

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
6726
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag

Classification: 
Date: 
1867-1876
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed miniature U.S. flag with thirty-seven stars in a great star pattern with a star in each corner in the canton; thirteen red and white stripes.
Object Number: 
INV.12340a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1876
eMuseum Object ID: 
6719
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flagstaff

Classification: 
Date: 
1867-1876
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 1/4 in. ( 38.1 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Wooden flagstaff.
Object Number: 
INV.12340b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1876
eMuseum Object ID: 
6720
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sampler

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 18 in. ( 43.8 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Nearly square linen marking sampler in various colors of silk thread; horizontal rows of four different alphabets different stitches and styles of cross, queen's or eyelet stitch in capital lettering, cursive in capital and small block lettering; numbers in upper two-thirds section; verse titled "Human Fraility" and inscription in bottom third, "Catherine Ann Remsen"; bordered by a deeply arcaded rosebud meandering border motif and straight line border worked in cross-stitch close to edge; cross, eyelet and satin stitches.
Object Number: 
INV.12207
Marks: 
embroidered: across bottom, inside border in copper floss: "Catharine Ann Remsen"
Gallery Label: 
This sampler was worked by Catherine Ann Remsen (Mrs. Frederick Schuchardt, 1812-1877) at a New York CIty girls' school. Her verse is a pastoral poem by the Greek poet Theocritus, translated into English by John Dryden in the seventeenth century.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1810
eMuseum Object ID: 
6717
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stenciled quilt piece

Classification: 
Date: 
1811-1856
Medium: 
Cotton, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 24.4 cm )
Description: 
Pieced square white cotton quilt piece with one straight, hand-stitched seam and stenciled design; floral spray with red blossoms at center; one flower in each corner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Alice Porter Seltzer, 1946
Object Number: 
INV.11490e
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1856
eMuseum Object ID: 
6699
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Handkerchief: star and eagle design

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 12 in. ( 30.5 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Cotton printed kerchief; central image of winged propeller blades surrounded by stars and bordered in red; center border of Air Corps stars, white with central red dot; outer border of stripes, blue edge; printed in red and blue ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway
Object Number: 
1941.392
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6698
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Runner; patterned

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Linen, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 61 1/2 x 14 in. ( 156.2 x 35.6 cm )
Description: 
Linen twill printed runner with a running paisley floral pattern; blue and sepia on a cream ground; backed with cream satin.
Object Number: 
INV.5473
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6689
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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