Butter mold

Date: 
ca. 1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Turned treenware butter mold composed of a baluster handle attached to a circular base which has a six-pointed star carved into the underside.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1573
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: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
6678
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Curtain

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 57 x 83 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 144.8 x 212.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Linen bed curtain composed of two horizontal sections hand-stitched together; hand-stitched hems on either side and machine-stitched casing.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1379d
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: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
6660
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Still bank

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 6 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Brass still bank in the form of pig (standing) with abstracted details such as shape of face, ears, legs, tail, and body; with slot (for coins) on back, near tail.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1242
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: 
6647
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Needlework picture

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, glass, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 7 in. ( 24.1 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Needlework picture on linen ground; floral arrangement in needlepoint and beadwork in various colors of floss and glass.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.1172
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: 
6640
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Needlework of strawberries

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 11 x 1 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular needlework picture on black velvet ground, depicting a strawberry plant in raised wool felt fruit and leaves, with stems embroidered in outline stitch.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.1170
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: 
6639
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Toaster

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 17 x 11 1/8 in. ( 10.5 x 43.2 x 28.3 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron toaster; three feet; arched handle with pierced circular terminus; four three-armed posts joined to a pan; holes in pan where four arched supports would have been joined.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1748
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: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
6603
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printing block

Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 6 3/4 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 17.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden printing block (probably for textiles) with pattern carved in relief; corner design with serpentine vine along edges of right angle and floral bouquet in circular space with scalloped border opposite corner; arched indentation carved on one edge of reverse to facilitate gripping by hand.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
Z.1873
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper collector's label affixed to reverse: "2562 / Fr."
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: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
6100
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (pecking chickens)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 21.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware hen and rooster painted brown, red and yellow, standing beak to beak on a rectangular base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.7950
Marks: 
handwritten: collector's label affixed to inner wall of plaster: "2491 / Am."
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: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
5669
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.

Tablespoons (2)

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 21 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Pair of brass spoons with downturned fiddle handles, pointed shoulders and pointed oval bowls; maker's marks stamped on the undersides.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1325ab
Marks: 
stamped: on the undersides of the handles: five hallmarks in chamfered rectangles, a flower, star, cross and two unidenfiable shapes
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: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
5501
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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