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Blue Wedding Gown from 1785

Wedding Gown

Diadema Morgan (1764-1788) wore this blue wool gown at her wedding to Phineas Field of Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1785.

Brown Wedding Dress from 1865

Wedding Dress

This garment was the wedding gown of Julia Guilford, who married Lyman Whitney Williams in 1865.

White Wedding Dress

Wedding Gown

This wedding gown was worn by Janette Austin Abell, who married Alfred Savage in 1896.

1680 Side Chair

Side Chair

Men who operated lathes and who were referred to "turners," made chairs like this for about two hundred years in New England.

Bannister Back Chair

Bannister Back Chair

The bannister back chair with scrolled crest and turned finials was probably made near the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts, in the late 18th century.

Side Chair with Upholstered Seat

Side Chair with Upholstered Seat

This side chair with upholstered seat made of an exotic wood, rosewood, dates from the middle of the 19th century.

WA Chest with Drawer

"WA" Chest with Drawer

This carved oak chest is believed to have been made for William Arms (1692-1774) who lived at the south end of the Old Deerfield street.

RA Carved Chest

"RA" Carved Chest

This joined "Hadley" chest was made about 1700 in Hatfield, Massachusetts and was believed to have been owned by Rebecca Allis (b. 1683) whose initials are carved on the center panel.


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