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These Are My Jewels

Maker:
Austin, Lydia Bowles  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (ground material)
silk (thread material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 15 3/8 in; 26.67 cm x 39.0525 cm
Object Name:
embroidered picture
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Dorchester
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1996.0125.01
Catalog number:
1996.0125.01
Accession number:
1996.0125
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Embroidered Pictures
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1321726
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1975 - 1995 "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves" Child's Quilt

Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 50 in x 35 in; 126 cm x 89 cm
Object Name:
quilt, crib
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1975-1995
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children's Literature  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0013.01
Accession number:
1996.0013
Catalog number:
1996.0013.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Popular Entertainment
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556258

1860 - 1870 Polly Fetherolf's "Log Cabin" Child's Quilt

Maker:
Fetherolf, Polly  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, wool/cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 38 in; 94 cm x 97 cm
Object Name:
quilt, crib
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lehigh county
Associated Place:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1860-1870
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Laura M. Trexler
ID Number:
TE.T18384
Accession number:
1978.0619
Catalog number:
T18384
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556596

1850 - 1875 Ellen Parsons's Pieced Quilt

Maker:
Parsons, Ellen  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 78 in x 77 in; 198 cm x 196 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1850-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. M. B. Holleman
ID Number:
TE.T13774
Accession number:
263336
Catalog number:
T13774
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556445
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1853 - 1860 Mary Augusta Rigby's "Pinwheel" Pieced Quilt Top

Maker:
Rigby, Mary Augusta  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 92 in x 81 in; 234 cm x 206 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1853-1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. William E. Dulin
ID Number:
TE.T12872
Accession number:
242776
Catalog number:
T12872
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556405
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1860 Mary McCrea's "Crown" Quilt

Maker:
McCrea, Mary Lawson Ruth  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 81 in x 82 in; 206 cm x 209 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Murray
Date made:
1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Miss Mary E. McCrea
ID Number:
TE.T08582
Accession number:
160721
Catalog number:
T08582
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556342
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Leptotes bicolor ('Child of Rue' × 'Harbinger')

Flower Color:
White; Pink lip
Range:
Brazil to Paraguay
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bicolored Leptotes clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Leptotes
Species:
bicolor
Accession Number:
2008-2459A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2008-2459A
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Leptotes bicolor ('Child of Rue' × 'Harbinger')

Flower Color:
White; Pink lip
Range:
Brazil to Paraguay
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bicolored Leptotes clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Leptotes
Species:
bicolor
Accession Number:
2009-2458A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2009-2458A

Leptotes bicolor ('Child of Rue' × 'Harbinger')

Flower Color:
White; Pink lip
Range:
Brazil to Paraguay
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bicolored Leptotes clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Leptotes
Species:
bicolor
Accession Number:
2009-2459A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2009-2459A
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Leptotes bicolor ('Child of Rue' × 'Harbinger')

Flower Color:
White; Pink lip
Range:
Brazil to Paraguay
Topic:
Orchids  Search this
Common Name:
Bicolored Leptotes clone
Group:
[vascular plants]
Class:
Equisetopsida
Subclass:
Magnoliidae
Superorder:
Lilianae
Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Orchidaceae
Subfamily:
Epidendroideae
Genus:
Leptotes
Species:
bicolor
Accession Number:
2009-2460A
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Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:ofeo-sg_2009-2460A

Childe Hassam

Artist:
Samuel Johnson Woolf, 12 Feb 1880 - 1948  Search this
Sitter:
Childe Hassam, 17 Oct 1859 - 27 Aug 1935  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and chalk on paper
Dimensions:
64.7cm x 50cm (25 1/2" x 19 11/16"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1934
Topic:
None  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Childe Hassam: Male  Search this
Childe Hassam: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution © Estate of S.J. Woolf
Object number:
NPG.80.260
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of S.J. Woolf
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.260

DeWitt Clinton

Artist:
Albert Newsam, 20 May 1809 - 20 Nov 1864  Search this
Copy after:
Henry Inman, 28 Oct 1801 - 17 Jan 1846  Search this
Lithographer:
Childs & Inman Lithography Company, active c. 1831 - 1833  Search this
Sitter:
DeWitt Clinton, 2 Mar 1769 - 11 Feb 1828  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
13cm x 13.9cm (5 1/8" x 5 1/2"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1830
Topic:
None  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Male  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\State Senator\New York  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\New York, NY  Search this
DeWitt Clinton: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\New York  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.81.62
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.62

Madonna and Child

Artist:
Miller, Benjamin  Search this
Associated Name:
Bernard, Allen W.  Search this
Maker:
Miller, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 cm x 27 cm; 16 17/32 in x 10 5/8 in
image: 26.7 cm x 15.5 cm; 10 1/2 in x 6 3/32 in
Object Name:
print
woodcut
Object Type:
relief printing
Woodcut
Date made:
1924
Subject:
Virgin and Child  Search this
Jesus Christ  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen W. Bernard
ID Number:
2016.0084.010
Catalog number:
2016.0084.010
Accession number:
2016.0084
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Religion
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1809382

1885 - 1895 Mary Harris's "Butter and Eggs" Quilt

Maker:
Harris, Mary Frances Steele  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 81 in x 64 in; 206 cm x 163 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Kentucky, Siler
Date made:
1885-1895
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1991.0358.01
Accession number:
1991.0358
Catalog number:
1991.0358.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556235
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1889 - 1893 Jewett Washington Curtis's Pieced Bedcover

Maker:
Curtis, Jewett Washington  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 99 in x 99 in; 251 cm x 250 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Associated Place:
United States: Alaska
Date made:
1889-1893
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Clark E. Curtis
ID Number:
1984.0406.01
Catalog number:
1984.0406.01
Accession number:
1984.0406
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Military
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556188
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1840 - 1850 Hephzibah Jenkins Townsend's Appliqued Child's Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 63 in x 57 in; 160 cm x 144 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: South Carolina, Charleston county
Date made:
1840-1850
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children  Search this
ID Number:
TE.T16009
Accession number:
298698
Catalog number:
T16009
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556509
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1850 - 1900 "Pinwheel" Child's Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 58 in x 41 in; 146 cm x 104 cm
Object Name:
quilt, child's
Place made:
North America
Date made:
1850-1900
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Children  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss G. Ruth McHenry
ID Number:
TE.T12701
Accession number:
238478
Catalog number:
T12701
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556396
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Tintype of a girl in a plaid dress

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer, resin case
Dimensions:
Case open: 3 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 1/4 in. (9.5 × 16.5 × 0.6 cm)
Case closed: 3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 1/2 in. (9.5 × 8.9 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Date:
1870s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.115
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.115
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Temple of Minerva, Athens, Greece

Designer:
Hubert Robert, French, 1733 – 1808  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown, green, and gray wash on white laid paper, laid down
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France
Date:
1778–79
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs
Accession Number:
1978-168-39
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1978-168-39

Figures from Sistine Chapel ceiling

Artist:
Jean-Robert Ango, French, active in Rome 1759 –1770, d. 1773  Search this
After:
Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, 1475–1564  Search this
Medium:
Red chalk on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1759–70
Credit Line:
Gift of Noah Butkin
Accession Number:
1977-110-1-33
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1977-110-1-33

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