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Mitchell Coat of Arms

2012.113.1 (RS159362)

Description

Coat of Arms, "By the Name Mitchell", Crest of a black bird sitting atop a helm with gilt visor. Two black bird heads in center of cartouche, on white bird head in black triangle at bottom of cartouche. Scrolling banner, original name appears to have been cut out an the name Mitchell inserted. Plain wood frame with gold painted inner and outer edges, gold painted mat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1790
Inscriptions
"By the Name/ Mitchell" (Black ink and yellow paint)
"Mitchell Coat of Arms / Jonathan / ? Sayward married a / Mitchell, the mother of / Mrs. Nathaniel Barrell -- / This coat of arms was a bridal / present to Charlotte Sewell Eastman / from her uncle, Jonathan Sayward Barrell./ It must be retained in the Barrell/ family." (Black ink)
"10" (Pencil script on a circular blue and white paper label)
"MITCHELL COAT OF ARMS/ Jonathan Sayward married a Mitchell, the / mother of Mrs. Nathanael Barrell. This Coat of / Arms was a bridal present to Charlotte Sewall/ Eastman from her uncle, Jonathan Sayward/ Barrell. It must be retained in the Barrell/ family." (Typed black ink)
"C.D. Cushman" (Pencil)
Location of origin
New England
Material
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Descriptive terms
coats of arms and coat of arms elements
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
11 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.113.1
Credit Line
Gift of Sandra Brown
GUSN
269722

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