Santa Claus

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1890
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 17 3/4 in. ( 59.7 x 45.1 cm )
Description: 
Cotton printed kerchief with an image of Santa Claus in a winter landscape; dressed in black coat with fur trim, a fur hat, blue pants, and tall boots carrying an armfull of toys; four vignettes in the corners depicting different scenes from the story "Twas the Night Before Christmas"; printed in red, blue, brown, black, and green ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1942.579
Marks: 
printed: all over: "SANTA CLAUS/ ORIENTAL PRINT WORKS/ His eyes how the twinkled! his dimples how merry!/ His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry./ Santa Claus is/ coming./ With/ compliments/ of Santa Claus/ Santa Claus gave all these toys/ Bec
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
2384
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printed textile of Coney Island Jockey Club

Classification: 
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 22 in. ( 66 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed kerchief with portraits of eleven horses, Surburban winners at the Coney Island Jockey Club from 1884-1894, with a rose running beneath them on the left side; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1953.305
Marks: 
printed: at bottom: "Suburban Winners/ Coney Island Jockey Club" printed: beneath portraits: "GEN'L MUNROE*1884/ PONTIAC* 1885/ TROUBADOUR* 1886/ EURUS*1887/ ELKWOOD*1888/ RACELAND*1889/ SALVATOR*1890/ LOAN TAKA*1891/ MONTANA* 1892/ LOWLANDER* 1893/ RAMP
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1894
eMuseum Object ID: 
2383
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printed textile of Columbian Exposition

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 35 in. ( 54.6 x 88.9 cm )
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief, printed as a flag with a central circular medallion with a tree and two garlands printed within; printed in blue, red, green, and black on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William Millerd Morgan
Object Number: 
1948.17
Marks: 
printed: in medallion: "THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA./ ROOTED IN THE VIRGIN SOIL, OF THE NEW WORLD, EXPANDED IN THE GENIAL ATMOSPHERE OF/ THE PRIDE AND GLORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY./ COLUMBIAN SOUVENIR/ DEDICATED TO THE YOUTH OF AMERICA/ In Commemorati
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
2381
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag

Classification: 
Date: 
1859-1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 50 x 68 in. ( 127 x 172.7 cm )
Description: 
Silk U.S. flag that originally had thirty-four to thirty-six gold painted stars in the canton (approximatly 16 extant); nine red and white stripes; trimmed with gold fringe around the edges.
Object Number: 
INV.12307
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
2322
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printed textile

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. ( 52.7 x 63.2 cm )
Description: 
Cotton copperplate-printed image of the Battleship Independence at sea, surrounded by garlands and banners held by doves, cherubim, and a bald eagle; in lower corners two cherubim under palm trees; printed in sepia ink on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.122
Marks: 
printed: allover: "FIRST/ BUILT LINE OF BATTLE/ SHIP IN THE WESTERN/ WORLD/ FORCE/ of an United States/ Line of Battle Ship/ Lower gun-deck.../..."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
2311
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flag fragment

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 27 in. ( 38.1 x 68.6 cm )
Description: 
Silk flag fragment; part of the blue canton with the white stars cut out, part of one red stripe and part of the white canton.
Object Number: 
INV.12301
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2250
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sampler

Classification: 
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/4 x 22 1/8 in. ( 85.7 x 56.2 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk floss; top half has the Ten Commandments in two columns bordered to resemble the Biblical tablets, bottom half depicts a male and female in eighteenth-century dress under an oak tree near a house, inscription with designs on either side across the bottom, straight inner border all around surrounded with geometric floral motif; petit point, cross and satin stitches.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Gertrude G. Bilhuber
Object Number: 
1968.3
Marks: 
embroidered: bottom center, blue floss: "Her Work / Susanah Thoume / 1794"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1794
eMuseum Object ID: 
2246
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pieced quilt square

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 34.3 x 34.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Pieced quilt square with four stylized leaves surrounding small central square; brown cotton with yellow polka dots and floral print with stippled black on white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of W. G. Bowdoin
Object Number: 
1940.105o
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
2242
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 111 x 110 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 281.9 x 280.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Cotton quilt with oak leaf appliqué in green calico on white ground; 25 central blocks with inner and outer rectangular borders of brown and turquoise diamond print.
Object Number: 
INV.344
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
2241
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sampler

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1790
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 7/8 x 10 5/8 in. ( 32.7 x 27 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen cross-stitch sampler with various colors of silk floss; images of a Dutch fruit tree, candles as symbols of devotion or prayer and a parrot symbolizing talkiveness; bordered by a deeply arcaded strawberry meandering motif; cross stitched; inscription of name, "Magdalen Guion".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Angelina Drake Skidmore Comport
Object Number: 
1937.142
Marks: 
embroidered: left center in green floss: "MAGDA/LEN" embroidered: right center in copper floss: "GUI/ON"
Gallery Label: 
Magdalen Guion was born in New Rochelle, NY in 1774 and married John Drake of New York City in 1795. He was a prosperous New York merchant who in 1813, along with his brother Jacob, lent the government $10,000 to help finance the War of 1812.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1790
eMuseum Object ID: 
2160
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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