• Medal owned by Chief Blackbird

    Silver medal. Obverse: profile bust portrait of George III in armor and "Georguis III Del Gratia". reverse: British coat of arms (lion, unicorn, shield and crown). "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" and "Die…

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  • Dress

    Amies, Hardy, 1909-2003 (designer)

    Dress of dark brown silk jersey. Softly draped at shoulders and bust line; V-neck; long sleeves; buttons down back. Long looped drape hangs from shoulders down back to waist. Floor-length skirt.

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  • Plantation hoe blade

    W. Alyndon (manufacturer)

    Hoe (no handle) blade of iron.

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  • Cape

    Liberty & Co. (designer)

    Cape of light green silk satin lined with white satin. Trimmed with bands of wool and silk thread embroidery in blue, green, and light brown at neckline and top edge. Two large ornamental gold colored…

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  • Ensemble: blouse, skirt and underskirt

    Rhodes, Zandra, 1940- (designer)

    Three-piece dress, evening-style, in black silk. Blouse (a) in silk chiffon with printed pattern in dark gray; square neck line with deep v-cut in center; cord ties at neck. Three quarter length sleev…

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  • Leather clown doll

    This clown doll is made of stuffed leather. It wears blue shoes and a pointed hat.

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  • After the sale: slaves going south from Richmond

    Crowe, Eyre, 1824-1910 (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • .58 caliber Tower enfield percussion rifle

    The large hammer, rifled round barrel, octagonal, at tang, lockplate, two stock bands, lanyard ring, swivel ramrod, butt plate are of steel. The stock cap and trigger guard are made of brass. It has a…

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  • Dress

    Rhodes, Zandra, 1940- (designer), Marshall Field & Company (distributor)

    Dress, evening-style, of striped silk taffeta in shades of orange and pink. Embellished with hand-painted blue green and red zig-zags and dots. Caftan silhouette. Finely-pleated orange taffeta standin…

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  • Light meter used at Essanay Studios

    Watkins Meter Co. (manufacturer)

    Pocket-sized motion film light meter, silver case with chain ring and glass cover over face.

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