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Needlework wall hanging

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 42 in. ( 24.1 x 106.7 cm )
Description: 
Cotton yarn needlework wall hanging; blue, red, yellow, maroon, beige, tan, black and green geometric pattern over a mint green ground on a natural cotton net; white ribbon on half of one length; unfinished.
Object Number: 
INV.14654j
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
5510
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ribbon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1848
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 19 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Cream silk satin ribbon with inscription printed vertically, in black: "GENESEE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL/SOCIETY; -- 1848."
Object Number: 
INV.2811
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1848
eMuseum Object ID: 
5208
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Staff

Classification: 
Date: 
1924
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 44 x 2 in. ( 111.8 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Wooden flagstaff (bottom half) tapers towards base; flared metal cuff with large screw at top; ovoid metal tip at base of staff.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Louis Lowinson
Object Number: 
1940.870c
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1924
eMuseum Object ID: 
4802
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lace collar

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 21 1/2 in. ( 26 x 54.6 cm )
Description: 
Silk bobbin lace collar with overall geometric tulle ground, wide rounded collar corners with leaf motif border and a scalloped outer edge.
Object Number: 
INV.1271
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
4796
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 cotton kerchief memoralizing 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; laural leaf background; printed in turkey red on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number: 
1943.442
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: 

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

Montgomery, Florence M. Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens, 1700-1850. New York: Viking, 1970.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
4760
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rug

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, burlap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/4 x 70 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 89.5 x 179.1 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular woolen hooked rug with uncut pile and burlap foundation; dense floral pattern in oval shape on oblong patch of beige ground at center, with green scrolling leaf border on black ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.969
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: 
4747
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

sheet

Classification: 
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 88 x 73 in. ( 223.5 x 185.4 cm )
Description: 
Pink linen bedsheet with embroidered and drawn work pattern of squares across the top; embroidered initials, "BCL" top center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
1947.113a
Marks: 
embroidered: center top: "BCL"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1902
eMuseum Object ID: 
4017
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
overall: 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Description: 
Silk printed U.S. flag with thirty-nine stars in the blue printed canton (three rows of six and three rows of seven stars); thirteen red and white stripes.
Object Number: 
INV.10724a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
3816
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sampler

Classification: 
Date: 
1802
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 30 in. ( 33.7 x 76.2 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular linen sampler with red, blue and green silk floss; alphabet, numbers and inscription in a single row across top, thirty-four counted cross stitch designs throughout.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1941.944
Marks: 
embroidered: top, far right, red floss: "AE UOU 1802"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1802
eMuseum Object ID: 
3806
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Textile fragment

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 51 in. ( 43.8 x 129.5 cm )
Description: 
White cambric textile fragment with one selvaged edge.
Object Number: 
1978.65.3
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
3530
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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