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Mohave, 1800

National Museum of the American Indian

Dan. Fisher. 1800

National Museum of American History

2 Escudos, Spain, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Bolivia, 1800

National Museum of American History

6,400 Reis, Brazil, 1800

National Museum of American History

6,400 Reis, Brazil, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Colombia, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Mexico, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Peru, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Chile, 1800

National Museum of American History

8 Escudos, Colombia, 1800

National Museum of American History

1800 - 1825 Pieced Quilt

National Museum of American History
This quilt, composed of 5 ¾” squares of printed cotton set diagonally with 2 ¾” sashing and border, contains interesting cotton fabrics from the early 19th century. The green motif repeated on a dark ground appears to have been mordant-printed from a small wooden stamp, possibly of Indian origin, and dyed. The sashing is cut from yardage of copper-block-printed floral stripes, probably English. The lining is a block-printed resist-dyed fabric. The various fabric printing techniques and the woven effect of the sashing contribute to the appeal of this quilt.

1800 - 1810 Quilted Counterpane

National Museum of American History
This quilted counterpane has a cotton top and linen lining. The top is pieced using various sized segments of the same block-printed fabric. The floral fabric is in red, pink, brown, tan, and black with penciled blue and yellow (blue over yellow) for green. The top and lining are stitched with linen thread; cotton thread was used for the Chevron pattern quilting. The fabric is earlier than the quilt and probably was used previously, an example of recycling precious fabrics in the early 19th century.

A Kwakiutl Warrior, 1800

National Museum of the American Indian

1790 - 1800 Pieced Quilt

National Museum of American History
This late 18th-century medallion style quilt has many examples of block-printed and plate-printed fabrics. The focal center of the quilt, a 12-inch block constructed of four triangles, is surrounded by four pieced borders made of 3-inch and 6-inch triangles. The fabrics in each row are arranged in a mirror image from the ends of the row to the center creating a kaleidoscope effect. The red, copperplate print used in the pieced section of the quilt is the fabric: “Apotheosis of Franklin and Washington” printed in England about 1785. The border fabric is cotton, plate-printed in red, and is similar to English plate prints of 1770-1795. It is quilted 6 stitches per inch in a diagonal grid pattern on the outer border with linear quilting accentuating the pieced triangles of the center.

The many fabrics of this well planned quilt make it a valuable part of the Collection.

1800 - 1825 Geometric Counterpane

National Museum of American History
Seven large squares and six large triangular sections, set diagonally, create the focus for this mosaic counterpane from the early 19th century. The segments are both pieced and appliqued with a multitude of block-, plate-, and roller-printed cottons as well as a few Indian painted cottons. It is finished by a narrow border attached with piping along each side, creating a frame for the center. The lining is a roller-printed, floral motif cotton; small pieces of the same fabric were also used for the geometric top. The many fabrics used to create the complex design make it an interesting example in the Collection.

Maritime Nation 1800-1850

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Section of the online exhibit On the Water: Stories from Maritime America focused on the maritime history of the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. Learn how shipbuilders, mariners, and maritime merchants helped the new nation defend itself and grow. Topics covered are the roles that privateers played during the American Revolution and the War of 1812, immigration, early steam travel and coastal shipping in the Atlantic Ocean, the California Gold Rush, and the life-saving technology that was used to rescue the victims of shipwrecks.

Morning Dress for Jan.y 1800

National Museum of American History

10 Dollars, United States, 1800

National Museum of American History
One (1) 10 dollar coin

United States, 1800

Obverse Image: Right-facing Liberty head wearing cap, hair flowing, 13 stars along coin edge.

Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1800

Reverse Image: Eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, shield over chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top part, ribbon held in beak, 13 stars above eagle's head, 6 cloud-like shapes over stars.

Reverse Text: UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / E / PLURIBUS / UNUM (ribbon)

5 Dollars, United States, 1800

National Museum of American History
One (1) 5 dollar coin

United States, 1800

Obverse Image: Right-facing Liberty head with flowing hair wearing cap, thirteen (13) stars along coin edge.

Obverse Text: LIBERTY / 1800

Reverse Image: American eagle with wings outstretched clutching arrows and branch in talons, ribbon held in beak, shielf over chest with vertical stripes on bottom part and horizontal stripes on top part, thirteen (13) stars above head, six (6) cloud like shapes above stars.

Reverse Text: UNITED / STATES / OF / AMERICA / E / PLURIBUS / UNUM (ribbon)

1 Ducat, Batavian Republic, 1800

National Museum of American History

1 Ruspone, Florence, Italy, 1800

National Museum of American History

5 Cents, United States, 1800

National Museum of American History
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