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  • Description: linen
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    • Sketch for Panels 1a-c, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Half Moon (Ship); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Palatines--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History;
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Panel 1(a): Some time between September 12 and 20 Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" may have anchored near Rhinecliff. A sailor chopping a tree is watched by Indians" who have burned a tree around its base....
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State)
    • Scene from history of Rhinebeck ca. 1774. "General Richard Montgomery and his wife, Janet Livingston, plant locust seedlings on what will become the lawn of "Grasmere." The bricks were baked in a home-made kiln. An ox tramples clay near an...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural:  Sketch for Panel 6a, 1774

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • Sketch for panels depicting General Richard Montgomery and Janet Livingston planting locust seedlings, as well as for image of cornshucking bee, c.a. 1780. Sketches for the Rhinebeck post office murals were first executed by Dowsand trasferred to...
    • Sketch for Panel 6c, 1780, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office mural panel depicting a 1780's "cornshucking bee." Mural commissioned for Rhinebeck, NY post office by WPA Section of Fine Arts Art in Public Buildings Program, photographed by C.B. Ross and Edward Campeau. Sketches...
    • Sketch for Panel 7, 1790, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Livingston family; Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y.), Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.;
    • "Sunday morning before Dutch Reformed Church service. This building is drawn from the still standing clapboard Durch Reformed Church at Tivoli. Two walls of the present structure (built by John Coddington in 1809) are made of contributed stone, tow...
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural : Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • "Washing, Tlalpan"

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    • Oil painting on canvas of Mexican peasants washing linen in Tlalpan, the largest administrative borough of Mexico City.
    • Alphabet sampler

    • Needlework;
    • Alphabet sampler with three forms of lettering, silk threads on a linen backing. Vines, flowers and house with trees. Baskets show Germanic influence. Sampler currently being researched.
    • Crewel work parrot

    • Needlework;
    • Crewel work depiction of a parrot-type bird on a branch with leaves and clumps of berries; on a beige (linen?) background. Mounted in a wood frame under glass or plexi. Sampler currently being researched.
    • African American woman

    • Clothing & dress; Women; Skirts; Blouses; Glass negatives; Portraits
    • An African American woman wears a white blouse, probably linen, with machine lace inserts, “pouter pigeon” style in that it hangs forward, above a heavier weight skirt with patch pockets. Even though the skirt seems to be “work dress” the blouse...
    • Young girl with dog

    • Girls; Dogs; Dresses; Clothing & dress; Children; Glass negatives; Portraits; Pearls
    • A little girl wears a summer dress of cotton or linen, trimmed with late 19th century machine lace. She also wears socks and leggings, tied slippers and pearls at her neck and right wrist.
    • Young woman in middy style blouse

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Collars; Belts (Clothing); Corsages;
    • A seated young woman poses for a studio portrait. She wears a middy style blouse of cotton or linen, the high collar of the insert creating the stylish “V” line in the bodice of the combination, a wool skirt and belt with decorative buckle. She...
    • Woman in fine linen dress

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Eyeglasses; Women; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • A woman wears a version of the “garden dress” probably of fine linen - very stylish in the period, but the photo is so washed out that details remain unseen. She does, however, wear eyeglasses which can be seen by looking at the bridge of her nose...
    • Young woman with linen handkerchief

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Dresses; Lace; Ribbons; Handkerchiefs;
    • This young woman is dressed for an important occasion, such as a graduation, or debut. Although her hair is upswept in a most grownup fashion she still has large bows in her hair. The dress, probably linen, is elaborated with tucks, lace inserts...
    • Studio portrait of two women

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Wool; Necklaces; Jewelry; Bracelets; Ribbons; Lace; Fleur-de-lis;
    • An older woman wears a middy blouse, probably linen with a high necked ”V” insert, above a wool skirt with welted seams. Rows of tucking in the shirt echo the shape of the “V.” Her accessories include a long necklace of beads, a decorative pin...
    • Corset with grommets

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    • White linen corset, boned up the front with metal grommets. Two gussets on either side of riveting. Fourteen rows of boning along the back. Twill tape binding with detachable front strap.
    • Woven coverlet, ca. 1770

    • Coverlets; Woven textiles; Wool; Yarn; Linen; Plaid;
    • Warp: linen. Weft: wool; This may represent the earliest coverlet in the HHS collection. In this example two colors of wool yarn are used in the weft (filling) to create the design. In addition the linen warp yarns are used in groups and the size...
    • Sampler, Louisa Hasbrouck

    • Huguenots; Students;
    • Undated needlework sampler created by Louisa Hasbrouck, constructed when she was a young girl. The sampler consists of the alphabet in capital letters and numerals 1 through 8 in red crossstitch. Each line is separated by different crossstitch...

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