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Antimacassar or handkerchief w/embroidered trim

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 3/8 x 21 7/8 in. ( 56.8 x 55.6 cm )
Description: 
White linen handkerchief with machine embroidered flowers around the scalloped edge finished with buttonhole stitch.
Object Number: 
INV.11847
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1940
eMuseum Object ID: 
6587
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Piece of lace: black

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 52 1/4 in. ( 12.1 x 132.7 cm )
Description: 
Machine made black silk lace fragment with overall floral design, scalloped beaded edges.
Object Number: 
INV.11685
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
6585
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Piece of lace: black

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 164 in. ( 8.9 x 416.6 cm )
Description: 
Machine made black chantilly lace trim fragment with plain foot edge, the tulle has rinceau design with open dots on some of the flowers, the edge is a rose garland creating a scalloped edge which is beaded.
Object Number: 
INV.11683
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
6584
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Piece of lace: black

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 54 1/2 in. ( 6 x 138.4 cm )
Description: 
Handmade black silk bobbin lace fragment with plain foot edge, with inverted trumpet creeper flowers against tulle ground, scalloped and beaded outer edge.
Object Number: 
INV.11681
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6583
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Crewel work fragment

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Linen, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. ( 14 x 31.1 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular linen with various colored wool crewel work in floral pattern throughout; brown fabric trim applied to edges; chain stitched.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1944.307
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
6479
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver flatware bag

Classification: 
Date: 
1940-1962
Medium: 
Felt, satin
Dimensions: 
overall: 9 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
Rectangular, pale green, felt silver flatware bag with black trim; twelve slots sewn into the base; white satin tie closure sewn to one end; black satin label sewn to the inside of the bag embroidered, "BLACK, STARR & GORHAM/ FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK/ EAST ORANGE - WHITE PLAINS" in roman letters.
Object Number: 
Z.3196
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "BLACK, STARR & GORHAM/ FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK/ EAST ORANGE - WHITE PLAINS" in roman letters
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1962
eMuseum Object ID: 
6128
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Felt, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 27.3 x 19.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Ovoid, 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.3198
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "TIFFANY & CO./ PARIS NEW YORK LONDON" in roman letters.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
6123
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Badge: Pollard Total Abstinence Society

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1920
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Silk ribbon "POLLARD/Total Abstinence/SOCIETY/"We Veto Brandy, Gin and Wine,/The stuff you Brew, and Cider too."/COLD WATER./"How sweet from its green mossy brim to/receive it,/As poised on the curb, it inclines to my lips."; image of a water well; some stains; white.
Object Number: 
INV.1727
Gallery Label: 
This ribbon was worn during the Prohibition movement in the 1920s.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
5699
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Advertising ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Light green silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts bust-length portrait of James Polk with his signature and dates "1845-1849" below; inscriptions: "MOGUL CIGARETTE/FACTORY No. 7. 3rd DISTRICT STATE N.Y."
Object Number: 
INV.1729
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5698
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rug

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, burlap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 1/2 x 71 x 1/2 in. ( 102.9 x 180.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular woolen hooked rug with uncut pile and burlap foundation; multi-colored floral pattern on oblong patch of beige ground at center surrounded by dense floral border on black and dark brown ground; wool binding.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.970
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5551
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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