butterfly

Collection Date: October 2, 1929

Three (3) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.   The following description is from top to bottom. The first butterfly is a female...

Collection Date: March 29, 1935 (Providence Mountains); May 11, 1935 (Adamstown)

Seven (7) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case. Upper side of male forewing with orange, hooked tip; females hooked, but lack orange; both...

Collection Date: June 22 (top butterfly) and June 25 (bottom two butterflies), 1934

Three (3) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case. Upper side tawny to bright red-brown with dark, evenly-spaced markings. Underside has...

Collection Date: August 23, 1933

Two (2) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.   They are arranged in a column the bottom one is folded. majority is dark brown with...

Collection Date: April 10, 1934

Four (4) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case. Top three are orange with white spots and brown lines.  The last one's upper wings...

Collection Date: June 25, 1934

Four (4) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case. Upper side of forewing has marginal markings that are lighter than the submarginal stripe....

Collection Date: July 6, 1934

Four (4) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case. Upper side of forewing has marginal markings that are lighter than the submarginal stripe....

circa 1850
circa 1800
1976
circa 1840-1880
circa 1930-1935
1975
circa 1925
1967
ca. 1883

Quilt. Description: Crazy Quilt, maroon satin border around quilt, made mostly of silks (brocades, taffetas, pile weaves, etc.) centered with 2 printed ribbons-one for 22nd Triennial Conclave of...

c.1975-79

Jumper of black velveteen from the White Duck Workshop decorated with appliqued trim. There are five violets, three leaves and one butterfly appliqued on the bodice front. There are four...

c.1920?

This decorative plate was given away by W. N. Jenkins, Jeweler, Oakland, CAL; perhaps it was a promotional piece, or a reward for a faithful customer. The printing is on the back of the plate....

c. 1920

This large shawl could have been made in the Philippine Islands. The macrame fringe (on all four sides) is about 21 inches deep. The flowers on the shawl are embroidered in silk twist, in colors...

1987

Jacket is cotton plain weave, handpainted to resemble a Chinese or Japanese kite, in blue, green, navy blue, pink, burgundy color, cream color, teal blue, mauve, and ecru. Coat is edged with...

c.1895

This crazy quilt, made by Martha Wright Thomasson in Gilroy, is made in blocks, with eccentric embroidery (resembling streamers) meandering over the edges of the blocks, all over the surface of...

2000

This quilt block was entered in the School Quilt Block Competition for students in grades K-12 in Alameda County; the deadline was March 17, 2000. This winning piece was exhibited in "Fabrications...

c.1920

This box was probably used by the Domoto Family in decorations for Boys' and/or Girls' Day.

c.1920

This decoration was probably used by the Domoto Family in decorations for Boys' and/or Girls' Day.

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