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  • La Nuova Francia (New France) [Object]

    The first printing of this black and white woodcut map of early New France (now part of Canada) appeared in Ramusio’s 'Delle navigationi et viaggi' (Some Voyages and Travels) in...

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  • New York Beauty Quilt [Object]

    Pieced quilt top for single bed. The piecing is in red and plain yellow fabric; the background is white with a small black polka dot. Two parallel lines of yellow...

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  • New England Gentleman [Object]

    Among the most celebrated of American folk painters, John Brewster Jr. (1766-1854) was his own greatest creation. The son of a prominent doctor in Hampton, Connecticut, Brewster was born profoundly...

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  • Gees Bend One-Patch Quilt – Diamonds Variation [Object]

    Set on point, alternating squares of green and fuchsia velveteen are framed by a fuchsia border. A contrasting brown colour has been used for corner triangles and in eight central...

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  • Beatrice Pratt Gibson Cartwright McEvoy (1889 – 1956) [Object]

    The much married mother of the American Museum’s founder, Dr. Dallas Pratt, is here portrayed in her famous emeralds and pearls by Reynaldo de Luza. Born in Lima, Peru, the...

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  • L.A. Wright Coverlet [Object]

    One of the earliest dated coverlets in the Museum’s collection was woven by Harry Tyler. Born of British parentage in Connecticut, Tyler later lived in Jefferson County, New York. In the...

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  • Chalice Quilt [Object]

    Thirty white blocks with applique motif representing a chalice alternate with solid red blocks. The backing is made of three pieces of red and white striped cotton machined together,...

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  • Ashoken Junction [Object]

    The founders of The American Museum in Britain regarded this painting as the ‘grandparent’ of the Museum’s entire collection, as it was the first piece of Americana that they ever...

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  • Iridescent Glass Vase [Object]

    Opaque blue glass vase with two bands of purple and gold decoration wrapping around. Purple iridescence to exterior. Etched on base: 'L.C.T.' 'K1080'. Louis Comfort Tiffany was the son of the...

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  • Pink Whole-Cloth Quilt [Object]

    Pink glazed-wool quilt, backed with unglazed khaki-coloured wool. Evenly stitched hand-quilting. Parallel diagonal lines fill the negative space between flowing lines of running feather, bunches of grapes and roses. This Whole-Cloth...

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