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Call #:
1917.1.3
Title:
Hat
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1776
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Headwear; Hat, Cocked
    Materials:
    wool
    silk
    linen
    silk cord
    metal
    Medium:
    Sewn, hand
    Description:
    Soft rolled brim, black cocked hat, with plain top,linen lining and a metal covered button on the side of straw.
    Dimensions:
    Height:5 in
    --or--
    Height:12.7 cm
    Notes/Special Measurements:length front to back: 10" width side to side: 16"
    Subjects:
    Lippitt, Charles
    American Revolutionary War

    United States of America (USA)
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Charles Lippitt in the Revolutionary War.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. Charles Warren Lippitt
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    On display at the John Brown House Museum
    Call #:
    1964.9.5
    Title:
    Pitcher
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1790-1800
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Toilet Article; Pitcher, Hot Water
    Description:
    Melon-shaped pitcher decorated with a shield within a shield in blue with gold script monogram "H.B" border of gold floral swag surmounted by scalloped blue border with red dot line.
    Dimensions:
    Height:9 1/4 in x Width:11 in
    --or--
    Height:23.5 cm x Width:28 cm
    Research Notes:
    Nicholas Brown probably gave these pieces two his daughter Hope (Mrs. Thomas Poynton Ives) on the occasion of her marriage.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin , 1964
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    Call #:
    1995.30.2
    Title:
    Veil
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1910
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Headwear; Veil
    Materials:
    silk net
    metal
    wax
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Long white netting gathered around metal crown decorated with orange buds and blossoms made of wax.
    Dimensions:
    Height:80 in
    Diameter:8 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:80 train
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Harriet Nightengale Dorance ca. 1910.
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    Call #:
    2004.258.2
    Title:
    United States Army Uniform Hat
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Allen Uniform Company
  • Date:
    ca. 1940
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Outerwear; Uniform
    Materials:
    wool gabardine
    leather
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Dark olive green military cap comes to two points with gold piping along folded up edge and silver eagle pinned one end. Interior has leather band for support with maker's mark stamped and blue/red twill lining.
    Dimensions:
    x Depth:5.25 in x Length:11.25 in x Depth:13.4cm x Length:28.6
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine during his service in the US Army. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.3
    Title:
    Cap
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1940
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Headwear; Cap
    Materials:
    leather
    fibre, wool
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Dark brown knit wool military cap that comes to a point either end with gold piping around folded up edge. Interior lined in black plain weave with brown leather band for support.
    Dimensions:
    x Depth:5 in x Length:11 in x Depth:12.7cm x Length:28
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine during his service in the US Army. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.4
    Title:
    Hat, military uniform
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Bancroft Military Caps
  • Date:
    ca. 1940
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Headwear; Hat, military uniform
    Materials:
    fur
    leather
    patent leather
    metal
    silk satin
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Massachusetts,
    Description:
    "Pak-Cap" (crown support can be removed for packing) with an Army eagle insignia pin on front crown (3" x 2.75"), and a gold metal trim of oak leaf branches adorn brim. There is a gold, flat leather back ribbon trim across front and secured to either side by brass buttons (.625" diameter).
    Dimensions:
    Height:6 in x Width:10.5 in x Depth:11 in
    Circumference:22.25 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:11 inch height in back 1.5 inches. Hat size 7 1/4
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine during his service in the US Army. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.5A
    Title:
    United States Army Uniform Jacket
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Allen Uniform Company
  • Date:
    ca. 1940
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Outerwear; Uniform
    Materials:
    wool twill
    brass
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Standard U.S. Army jacket in olive green with black band around each wrist. Six ribbon decorations over proper right top pocket, with the following meanings clockwise starting from top left: "Commendation Army, Good Conduct Army, American Defense Service, Armed Forces Reserve, Second World War Victory Medal, American Campaign, ribbon has plastic? covering, proper right sleeve has round embroidered patch of green four leafed clover with red triangle in the middle, .75" black band on each lower sleeve; "US" gold pins on each lapel; gold pin of a crossed sword and arrow over wreath on proper left lapel; silver "Eagle" pin on each epaulet; 6 small buttons (.625 diameter); 4 large buttons (.875 diameter).
    Dimensions:
    Height:31 in x Width:19.25 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:sleeve inseam 17.5
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine during his service in the US Army. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.5B
    Title:
    United States Army Uniform Trousers
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Allen Uniform Company
  • Date:
    ca. 1940
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Outerwear; Uniform
    Materials:
    wool twill
    rubber
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Standard U.S. Army trousers, olive green with thick black band down each side of leg, two side pockets and two back pockets, and a zipper fly.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:34 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:30 inseam 34 waist
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine during his service in the US Army. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.6
    Title:
    Boy Scouts Uniform Shirt
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1925
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Outerwear; Uniform
    Materials:
    cotton twill
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Light brown shirt with two front buttoned pockets. Seven Boy Scout buttons secured by metal rings and eleven badges sewn to proper left sleeve. Also a silver colored pin "Be Prepared" pinned above badges on proper left sleeve, and an embroidered patch above proper left pocket, "Boy Scouts of America". A gold colored metal star pinned above proper right pocket and tan bone buttons on top and bottom. A 2.375" square rank patch sewn on upper proper right sleeve, a 2.875" x 1.5" embroidered Boy Scout patch on lower proper right sleeve.
    Dimensions:
    Height:30 in x Width:20 in
    --or--
    Height:76.2 cm x Width:50.8 cm
    Notes/Special Measurements:17.375 arm inseam; to cuff edge 18; neck 14
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine as a boy. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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    Call #:
    2004.258.7
    Title:
    Robe, judicial
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • Waldorf Tuxedo Company
  • Date:
    1966
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Robe, judicial
    Materials:
    polyester faille
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Long black judicial robe, label from Waldorf Tuxedo Co. sewn in at neck. Initials RJP sewn individually below company label. The neck has a trim of black cording, and pleating around top of shoulder and across back. A .5" black braid is applied from back of the neck down seam and secured with black corded button. The proper left pocket has hand sewn black label "From Mother Xmas 1966" embroidered in red. The front panels have 3 pleats and the back is gathered with hem trimmed in black fringe .75". The front closure is by hook-and-eye as well as metal zipper.
    Dimensions:
    Height:51 in x Width:18 in
    --or--
    Height:129.6 cm
    Notes/Special Measurements:28 inch sleeves
    Research Notes:
    Worn by Judge Raymond Pettine. Donor is Judge Raymond Pettine's daughter.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Lydia Pettine Gillespie , 2004-12
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