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Sunbonnet

Description: Sunbonnet of black silk taffeta. The brim of the hat has 6 shirred hoops with deep padding in between, and a ruffled edge of the same fabric. At center back of neck, on the tail of the hat, is a flat bow of black silk taffeta, and the ties are of black silk taffeta ribbon. The crown is lined with brown glazed cotton fabric. The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.
Date: 1850

Cake-dish

Description: It is a vase which is made up of ceramics.It comes in the art of pottery which is used for the decorative purpose.the design of the vase is that it is divided into two parts first part is the bottom one which is supporting the whole vase it is of yellow color mainly and in the middle of it has a shape and carving making it look like a teeth.Above to it is a wide circle which is going upwards and moulded towards outside from the top.There are various kinds of colors used in it green,blue pink etc and various design are made using it including flowers and leaves.
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Date: 1850

Cake dish

Description: It is a plate which is made up of ceramics.It comes in the art of pottery which is used for the decorative purpose.The plate used is of green color and it's surface is shiny and glittery. There is a design on the plate having a flower with pink,yellow and green and a petal with is dettached to it on one corner of the plate.
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Date: 1850

Wolf Mask

Description: The wooden mask appears to be that of an animal such as a wolf. Behind the mask, circular pieces hold the face and the hanging decorative elements from the head of the animal. The head is painted black and white.
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Date: 1850/1875

Square Piano

Description: The rosewood piano rests on highly carved and embellished legs.
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Date: 1853
Creator: Clark, John & Nunns, Robert

Mitts

Description: Pair of black cotton lace mitts. The wrist-length fingerless gloves are of hand-crocheted lace, in a wide mesh. Slight frill at wrist, and separate thumb. A narrow black ribbon is threaded through the cuff, one ribbon lacking.
Date: [1850..1867]

Hat

Description: Hat of off-white wool yarn and beads. Hat is based on a fanchon style, consisting of a knitted, somewhat diamond-shaped piece to fit across top of head and extending down sides to the ears with wide off-white silk ribbon ties at end of extensions. Unlike a regular fanchon, which is solely of a piece of flat lace, this cap has a deep pile of the same wool yarn over the entire surface of the cap, each piece tipped with a cylindrical frosted white bead.
Date: 1850

Christening Gown

Description: Christening gown of white cotton muslin. Hand made and embroidered. Gathered waist trimmed in laisse anglais. Rounded neckline with V insert of eyelet lace. Eyelet trim at wrists, neck and hem. Scalloped insert panel down front trimmed in tatted eyelet with floral embroidery and six tiers of tatted eyelet. Center back opening is pleated with three covered buttons and drawstring at waist.
Date: 1850~