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Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Wool, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 10.5 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Square, maroon, wool silver bag with a red, twisted satin ribbon, drawstring closure; brown satin label sewn to the center of the bag; bag printed, "KOOPMAN & CO./ 324 5TH AVE. N. Y." in roman letters.
Object Number: 
Z.3202
Marks: 
printed: on the label: "KOOPMAN & CO./ 324 5TH AVE. N. Y." in roman letters.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
1641
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pillowcases (2)

Classification: 
Date: 
1925-1950
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
each overall: 31 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 80 x 54.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Two rectangular, white linen pillowcases with wide hems at the openings; white, blue and gold printed sticker labels applied to the center of the hems; "G. B. Hawkins" hand-written in black ink on the undersides of the cases.
Object Number: 
Z.3216ab
Marks: 
printed: on the labels: "ONEIDA/ PILLOW CASES/ 45 x 36/ SIZE BEFORE HEMMING" handwritten: on the undersides of the cases: "G. B. Hawkins."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
1621
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Painting of a Fruit Basket

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 16.8 x 19.4 cm )
Description: 
Theorem painting on velvet; blue basket of fruit and leaves (a green and pink apple, red and yellow plum, indigo grapes) casts a green shadow on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.351
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1529
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf w/floral pattern

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 26 1/2 in. ( 55.9 x 67.3 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed kerchief with a floral pattern and a floral border; printed in red and sepia on a tan ground.
Object Number: 
INV.11145
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1425
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wool felt, satin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 24.8 x 20 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Red, wool felt silver bag with a rounded base and ared satin ribbon drawstring closure; red satin label sewn to the top of the opening; label embroidered, "GORHAM CO./ SILVERSMITHS."
Object Number: 
Z.3190
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "GORHAM CO./ SILVERSMITHS."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
1402
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wool felt, satin
Dimensions: 
overall: 9 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
Red, wool silver bag with a rounded base and a red satin ribbon drawstring closure; red satin label sewn to the center of the bag; label embroidered with a lion passant in a chamfered square, an anchor in a rectangle, gothic "G" in a chamfered rectangle, "The Gorham Co./ New York" in script.
Object Number: 
Z.3191
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: an anchor in a rectangle, gothic "G" in a chamfered rectangle, "The Gorham Co./ New York" in script
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
1352
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Silver bag

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1929
Medium: 
Wool felt, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 x 12 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 38.1 x 31.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Red, wool felt, silver bag with a rounded base and a red, twisted cotton, ribbon drawstring closure; black satin label sewn to the top of the bag; label embroidered, "Black, Starr & Frost/ 5TH AVENUE COR. 39TH ST./ NEW YORK" in gothic and roman letters.
Object Number: 
Z.3193
Marks: 
embroidered: on the label: "Black, Starr & Frost/ 5TH AVENUE COR. 39TH ST./ NEW YORK" in gothic and roman letters
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1929
eMuseum Object ID: 
1351
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scarf:

Classification: 
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 19 in. ( 49.5 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Silk printed kerchief with the "Farewell Address" of King Edward VIII in the center, printed in blue ink on a white ground; red border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Puttedge
Object Number: 
1955.14
Marks: 
printed: center: "Farewell/ At long last I am able to say a few words of my own. I have never/ wanted to withhold anything but until now it has not been constitutionally/ possible for me to speak./ A few hours ago I discharged my last duty as King and Emp
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1936
eMuseum Object ID: 
638
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Kerchief

Classification: 
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
overall: 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.
Description: 
Cotton screenprinted campaign kerchief with a medallion portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower in lower right corner surrounded by stars and banners hung with U.S. shields in the four corners; inscribed in center and around banner; printed in red and blue on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Charlotte Lowell
Object Number: 
1952.83
Marks: 
printed: center: "WIN/ WITH IKE/ FOR PRESIDENT" printed: below portrait: "I LIKE IKE" printed: around banner: "IKE" printed: corner: "FAST [elephant logo] COLOR"
Bibliography: 

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

Weiss, Hillary. The American Bandanna: Culture on Cloth from George Washington to Elvis. San Francisco: Chronicle, 1990.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1952
eMuseum Object ID: 
540
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plan of the City of Washington

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 3/4 x 24 in. ( 55.2 x 61 cm )
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with the plan of Washington, D.C., printed in maroon on white ground; portrait of George Washington in the upper left corner, and winged muses in upper right corner beside an American shield armorial; decorative border with stars.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1960.75
Marks: 
printed: all over: "PLAN/ of the CITY of/ Washington/ in the Terrritory of Columbia, ceded by the States of / VIRGINIA and MARYLAND/ to the/ UNITED States of America,/ and by them established as the/ SEAT of their GOVERNMENT/ after the Year/ MDCCC./ Bread
Bibliography: 

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

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
473
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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