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Silver flatware bag

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Felt, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 21 x 5.7 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Long, oblong, cream-colered felt silver flatware bag with a brown satin ribbon, drawstring closure around the opening; brown satin label sewn to the inside of the bag embroidered, "TIFFANY & CO./ PARIS NEW YORK LONDON" in roman letters.
Object Number: 
Z.3197
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "TIFFANY & CO./ PARIS NEW YORK LONDON" in roman letters
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6622
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tablecloth

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 36 1/4 in. ( 81.3 x 92.1 cm )
Description: 
Nearly square handwoven white linen damask tablecloth, two edges are hemmed, the other two have selvage; the tablecloth is worked in a checkerboard pattern.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. F. Maurice Newton
Object Number: 
1947.119
Gallery Label: 
This tablecloth was woven by Hannah Gaut, the donor's great-grandmother.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
6611
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bell pull

Classification: 
Date: 
circa 1850
Medium: 
Hemp, wool, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/4 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 71.8 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Berlin-work bell pull of rose and pansy pattern of silk and wool stitching on burlap ground, ground covered in tan wool; pink rose and rose bud vining pattern with blue pansies with yellow centers and brown and green leaves and vine stem; sides and bottom edge finished, top edge is unfinished raw edge which retains part of its continued repeat pattern of rose bud leaf, though has been cut.
Object Number: 
INV.11959
Gallery Label: 
Bell pulls were both a functional item and a status symbol, since they not only allowed a family to call their servant, but told visitors quite plainly that there were servants to call. Bell pulls, often rendered by girls and women in Berlin wool work, were common in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6609
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Handerchiefs with gray boarder

Classification: 
Date: 
1910-1930
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. ( 34.6 x 34.9 cm )
Description: 
White linen handkerchief with copper plate printed dark gray border with white dots machine embroidered in white, the sawtooth edges are finished with machine embroidered buttonhole stitch.
Object Number: 
INV.11971
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1930
eMuseum Object ID: 
6608
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Felt, satin, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 54.6 x 29.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular, maroon, felt silver bag with a purple and red, twisted cotton ribbon, drawstring closure; black satin label sewn to the center of the bag; label embroidered, "A. Schmidt & Son/ 8 WEST 40TH St. NEW YORK" in script and roman letters.
Object Number: 
Z.3206
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "A. Schmidt & Son/ 8 WEST 40TH St. NEW YORK" in script and roman letters
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6599
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

United States Frigate Constitution

Classification: 
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 1/2 x 33 in. ( 80 x 83.8 cm )
Description: 
Silk lithographed kerchief with an image of the United States frigate Constitution printed in blue ink on a white ground; red and blue border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edgar C. Hyman Co., Inc.
Object Number: 
1953.40
Marks: 
printed: below image: "United States Frigate Constitution"
Gallery Label: 
The U.S.S. frigate Constitution, better known as "Old Iron Sides," is the oldest commissioned vessel in the United States Navy. It resides today at the Charlestown naval yard in Charlestown, MA.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
6594
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: NY sites

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/2 x 23 1/8 in. ( 57.2 x 58.7 cm )
Description: 
Printed cotton kerchief with images of New York in the four corners: Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor, Empire State Building, Times Square, and Rockefeller Center printed in red, blue, green, and yellow on a white ground; red border with white stripes.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1941.278
Marks: 
printed: in corners: "STATUE OF LIBERTY/ NEW YORK/ HARBOR/ TIMES SQUARE/ ROCKEFELLER/ CENTER"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6593
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: Pledge of Allegience

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 25 in. ( 66 x 63.5 cm )
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with the Pledge of Allegiance printed in blue in the center with blue stars; inner red border and outer blue border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edgar C. Hyman
Object Number: 
1941.889
Marks: 
printed: center: in script, "I pledge allegiance/ to the flag of the United/ States of America, and to/ the Republic for which it stands/ one Nation, indivisible, with/ liberty and justice/ for all."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6592
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf: Oriential design and mottos

Classification: 
Date: 
1941
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 20 in. ( 48.3 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Rayon printed kerchief with fans with "sayings"; in the corner image of Confucius and an Asian woman with an umbrella; in the center is a circle of dragons; printed in red, green, yellow and blue on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1941.344
Marks: 
printed: all over: "HOW POOR A DOCTOR /WHO HAVE NO/ PATIENCE/ SHE WHO PLAY POST/ OFFICE OFTEN GET/ WRONG MAIL/ THE FEAR OF ILL/ EXEEDS/ THE ILL WE FEAR/ ...'
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1941
eMuseum Object ID: 
6591
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Antimacassar or handkerchief w/lace trim

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 7/8 x 20 7/8 in. ( 53 x 53 cm )
Description: 
Cambric handkerchief trimmed with handmade bobbin lace; the lace is worked in rows of rinceau design worked in close leaf and cross bars open, scalloped beaded edge.
Object Number: 
INV.11848
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
6588
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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