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    Sampler

    Abigail Pinniger
    American
    Sampler, 1730
    Linen plain weave with silk embroidery
    40.6 x 24.1 cm (16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Susan B. Thurston 14.060

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    Needle case embroidery fragment

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island
    Needle case embroidery fragment, 18th Century
    Plain weave cotton with silk embroidery
    Length: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Susan B. Thurston 14.061

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    Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island
    Chair, 1660-1690
    Cottonwood, ash and maple
    100.3 x 62.2 x 43.2 cm (39 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 17 inches)
    Bequest of Eliza D. Gardiner 55.066

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    Turned Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island
    Turned Chair, 1680-1700
    Maple, ash, oak
    100.3 x 53.3 x 35.6 cm (39 1/2 x 21 x 14 inches)
    Gift in memory of Mercy Congdon Brown by her four granddaughters 22.226

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    Inscribed to the remains of Mrs. Sabra D. Ellis

    Charlotte Bicknell
    American, 1775-1864
    Inscribed to the remains of Mrs. Sabra D. Ellis, 1808
    Silk; watercolor
    52.1 x 54.6 cm (20 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Charlotte Parsons 33.056

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    Blouse

    Crystal Fritz, weaver
    American, 20th century
    Betsey Alfred, designer
    American, 20th century
    Blouse, 1961
    Cotton; wool; synthetic fiber
    Gift of RISD Apparel Design Department 61.082X.5

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    The Argosy

    William Edgar Brigham
    American, 1885-1962
    The Argosy, ca. 1920-30
    Amber, gold, precious stones and enamel
    13.7 x 5.9 cm (5 3/8 x 2 5/16 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of William E. Brigham 63.011.85

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    Braced Bow-Back Windsor Armchair

    Attributed to Mr. Hoxie
    American, late 18th century-early 19th century
    Braced Bow-Back Windsor Armchair, 1780-1810
    Maple, ash, pine and mahogany
    100.3 x 50.8 cm (39 1/2 x 20 inches)
    Gift of William S. Redmond in memory of Dorothy M. McVay 84.236

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    Serving Slice

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Serving Slice, ca. 1860
    Silver with enamel
    22.9 x 6.3 cm (9 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund 2005.54.3