Mitchell Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1760-1790

GUSN

GUSN-269722

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

Descriptive Terms

coats of arms and coat of arms elements
paper (fiber product)
paint (coating)

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

568.1
865

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

11 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra Brown

Accession Number

2012.113.1