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Name Carriages
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Image of 1965.033 - Ceramic foot warmer is made of clay and constructed by hand.  It is composed of a hollow cylinder with a flat bottom, a spout at the top center and two hand formed and pressed handles on either side of the spout.  The spout has a wide lip and stopper is not present.  Original gray-colored clay is visible on ends but rest of warmer has a golden-brown glaze.  This foot warmer would have been filled with hot water and placed at one's feet when riding in a carriage in the the mid to late 1800s.

1965.033 - Ceramic foot warmer is made of clay and constructed by hand. It is composed of a hollow cylinder with a flat bottom, a spout at the top center and two hand formed and pressed handles on either side of the spout. The spout has a wide lip and stopper is not present. Original gray-colored clay is visible on ends but rest of warmer has a golden-brown glaze. This foot warmer would have been filled with hot water and placed at one's feet when riding in a carriage in the the mid to late 1800s.

Ceramic foot warmer is made of clay and constructed by hand. It is composed of a hollow cylinder with a flat bottom, a spout at the top center and two hand formed and pressed handles on either side of the spout. The spout has a wide lip and stopper is not present. Original gray-colored clay is visible on ends but rest of warmer has a golden-brown glaze. This foot warmer would have been filled with hot water and placed at one's feet when riding in a carriage in the the mid to late 1800s.

Image of 1968.070.002 - Carriage Lap Robe, n.d. Lap Robe is 4 1/2' x 6', green and multi, has a crushed velour finish on both sides possibly of natural fiber. Backing is solid brown in color. Top has a stripe motif there are two sections just inside either end consisting of alternating red, blue, brown, creme, brown, creme, brown, green, red, brown, red, creme, red, brown, red, green, brown, creme, brown, tan, brown, blue, red. Ends and are creme in color with olive colored dotted lines extending down the width. The large center section matches the ends but is broken into thirds by additional red stripes going across the width with large olive dotted rectangles overlapping them. top and backing are two separate pieces stitched together along the edges.

1968.070.002 - Carriage Lap Robe, n.d. Lap Robe is 4 1/2' x 6', green and multi, has a crushed velour finish on both sides possibly of natural fiber. Backing is solid brown in color. Top has a stripe motif there are two sections just inside either end consisting of alternating red, blue, brown, creme, brown, creme, brown, green, red, brown, red, creme, red, brown, red, green, brown, creme, brown, tan, brown, blue, red. Ends and are creme in color with olive colored dotted lines extending down the width. The large center section matches the ends but is broken into thirds by additional red stripes going across the width with large olive dotted rectangles overlapping them. top and backing are two separate pieces stitched together along the edges.

Carriage Lap Robe, n.d. Lap Robe is 4 1/2' x 6', green and multi, has a crushed velour finish on both sides possibly of natural fiber. Backing is solid brown in color. Top has a stripe motif there are two sections just inside either end consisting of alternating red, blue, brown, creme, brown, creme, brown, green, red, brown, red, creme, red, brown, red, green, brown, creme, brown, tan, brown, blue, red. Ends and are creme in color with olive colored dotted lines extending down the width. The large center section matches the ends but is broken into thirds by additional red stripes going across the width with large olive dotted rectangles overlapping them. top and backing are two separate piec

Image of 1973.421 - 1904 Standard Light Park Drag is black and yellow in color.  Seventeen persons can be accomodated--four inside.  For picnics, provisions and wine are carried in special compartments at the rear of the coach.  A small wooden rack on the ceiling of the coach holds the horsewhip when the coach is not in use.  A collapsible ladder for roof access and an umbrella basket hang on the rear of the coach.  The coachman sits on the double cushion in the driving box.

1973.421 - 1904 Standard Light Park Drag is black and yellow in color. Seventeen persons can be accomodated--four inside. For picnics, provisions and wine are carried in special compartments at the rear of the coach. A small wooden rack on the ceiling of the coach holds the horsewhip when the coach is not in use. A collapsible ladder for roof access and an umbrella basket hang on the rear of the coach. The coachman sits on the double cushion in the driving box.

1904 Standard Light Park Drag is black and yellow in color. Seventeen persons can be accomodated--four inside. For picnics, provisions and wine are carried in special compartments at the rear of the coach. A small wooden rack on the ceiling of the coach holds the horsewhip when the coach is not in use. A collapsible ladder for roof access and an umbrella basket hang on the rear of the coach. The coachman sits on the double cushion in the driving box.

Image of 1973.422 - 1901 Omnibus or Opera Bus.  Black coach has an open seat at front for driver and an enclosed body for passengers with windows on all four sides.  It has headlights on each side and gray rubber tires.  Body 367 lbs., completed 1263 lbs.  Patterned after a French luxury vehicle and later used for public transportation (San Francisco's first stage is said to have been an old French omnibus).  Popular in transporting theatre-goers since the convenient access made it easy for ladies in long gowns to alight.  Has original glass and bell for the coachman.

1973.422 - 1901 Omnibus or Opera Bus. Black coach has an open seat at front for driver and an enclosed body for passengers with windows on all four sides. It has headlights on each side and gray rubber tires. Body 367 lbs., completed 1263 lbs. Patterned after a French luxury vehicle and later used for public transportation (San Francisco's first stage is said to have been an old French omnibus). Popular in transporting theatre-goers since the convenient access made it easy for ladies in long gowns to alight. Has original glass and bell for the coachman.

1901 Omnibus or Opera Bus. Black coach has an open seat at front for driver and an enclosed body for passengers with windows on all four sides. It has headlights on each side and gray rubber tires. Body 367 lbs., completed 1263 lbs. Patterned after a French luxury vehicle and later used for public transportation (San Francisco's first stage is said to have been an old French omnibus). Popular in transporting theatre-goers since the convenient access made it easy for ladies in long gowns to alight. Has original glass and bell for the coachman.

Image of 1973.426 - c. 1890 Four Passenger Park Phaeton.  Could be called a Basket Phaeton, as it is wicker.  Has a fringed parasol top, beige-colored upholstery.  An unusual and rare carriage, since this type of summer vehicle did not usually receive the care that a Brougham or Victoria did, as they were used under different conditions and roads.

1973.426 - c. 1890 Four Passenger Park Phaeton. Could be called a Basket Phaeton, as it is wicker. Has a fringed parasol top, beige-colored upholstery. An unusual and rare carriage, since this type of summer vehicle did not usually receive the care that a Brougham or Victoria did, as they were used under different conditions and roads.

c. 1890 Four Passenger Park Phaeton. Could be called a Basket Phaeton, as it is wicker. Has a fringed parasol top, beige-colored upholstery. An unusual and rare carriage, since this type of summer vehicle did not usually receive the care that a Brougham or Victoria did, as they were used under different conditions and roads.

Image of 1973.427 - c. 1890 Governess' Cart.  Because of its wicker body and four wheels, this small vehicle is rare.  A governess' cart usually has two wheels.  Thus, if the horse pulling the cart were to rear, the passengers could be thrown out.  This vehicle is designed so that such an accident cannot happen.  The cart is used to transport children to school and on outings, and is driven by a governess.  Children would occasionally use it for driving ponies.

1973.427 - c. 1890 Governess' Cart. Because of its wicker body and four wheels, this small vehicle is rare. A governess' cart usually has two wheels. Thus, if the horse pulling the cart were to rear, the passengers could be thrown out. This vehicle is designed so that such an accident cannot happen. The cart is used to transport children to school and on outings, and is driven by a governess. Children would occasionally use it for driving ponies.

c. 1890 Governess' Cart. Because of its wicker body and four wheels, this small vehicle is rare. A governess' cart usually has two wheels. Thus, if the horse pulling the cart were to rear, the passengers could be thrown out. This vehicle is designed so that such an accident cannot happen. The cart is used to transport children to school and on outings, and is driven by a governess. Children would occasionally use it for driving ponies.

Image of 1973.428 - c. 1890 Roth Pony Gig manufactured by Studebaker San Francisco (printed on seat/round brass on seat).  Gig is black with blue striping. Seat cushions are upholstered with brown fabric.

1973.428 - c. 1890 Roth Pony Gig manufactured by Studebaker San Francisco (printed on seat/round brass on seat). Gig is black with blue striping. Seat cushions are upholstered with brown fabric.

c. 1890 Roth Pony Gig manufactured by Studebaker San Francisco (printed on seat/round brass on seat). Gig is black with blue striping. Seat cushions are upholstered with brown fabric.

Image of 1973.429 - c. 1890 Horse Gig has a spindle back rest.  Gig is black with red striping on body and wheels.  Monogramed with "WPR."    Brewster & Co. side lamps.  Fabric cushioned seat covers are maroon in color.

1973.429 - c. 1890 Horse Gig has a spindle back rest. Gig is black with red striping on body and wheels. Monogramed with "WPR." Brewster & Co. side lamps. Fabric cushioned seat covers are maroon in color.

c. 1890 Horse Gig has a spindle back rest. Gig is black with red striping on body and wheels. Monogramed with "WPR." Brewster & Co. side lamps. Fabric cushioned seat covers are maroon in color.

Image of 1973.430 - c. 1890 Ladies' Phaeton (also described as a George IV Phaeton).  Two person carriage with cabriolet top.  Front lanterns intact (Brewster & Co.).  Black with blue striping.  Black tufted upholstery.  Designed with ladies in mind, this vehicle is rather low-slung to allow easy entry.  A rumble seat in the rear is provided for the footman to accompany the coach.  The convertible top is usually kept up but could be lowered if desired.

1973.430 - c. 1890 Ladies' Phaeton (also described as a George IV Phaeton). Two person carriage with cabriolet top. Front lanterns intact (Brewster & Co.). Black with blue striping. Black tufted upholstery. Designed with ladies in mind, this vehicle is rather low-slung to allow easy entry. A rumble seat in the rear is provided for the footman to accompany the coach. The convertible top is usually kept up but could be lowered if desired.

c. 1890 Ladies' Phaeton (also described as a George IV Phaeton). Two person carriage with cabriolet top. Front lanterns intact (Brewster & Co.). Black with blue striping. Black tufted upholstery. Designed with ladies in mind, this vehicle is rather low-slung to allow easy entry. A rumble seat in the rear is provided for the footman to accompany the coach. The convertible top is usually kept up but could be lowered if desired.

Image of 1977.264 - Carriage Vase, c. 1927.  Vase is made of yellow-green glass. Is cylindrical in shape and tapers to a point, then expands to form a pyramid shape with a rounded tip at the very base of the vase. Cross-section is hexagonal in shape with rounded corners. An embossed floral motif featuring a flower with six petals and eight leaves is on each of the four wider sides. A series of embossed dots decorate the thin sides of the hexagon. There is an incised slit going across three sides of the hexagon above the flower, probably to help secure it. Above the flowers are two bands of embossed squares decorating the top. Above the bands is a raised, plain band. Between the square bands and the plain one is an oxidized piece of metal wire twisted around the body of the vase (probably used to secure it). Beyond the plain band is the opening of the vase. Opening is round in cross section and  has the shape of a short cylinder which tapers slightly to a curved lip.

1977.264 - Carriage Vase, c. 1927. Vase is made of yellow-green glass. Is cylindrical in shape and tapers to a point, then expands to form a pyramid shape with a rounded tip at the very base of the vase. Cross-section is hexagonal in shape with rounded corners. An embossed floral motif featuring a flower with six petals and eight leaves is on each of the four wider sides. A series of embossed dots decorate the thin sides of the hexagon. There is an incised slit going across three sides of the hexagon above the flower, probably to help secure it. Above the flowers are two bands of embossed squares decorating the top. Above the bands is a raised, plain band. Between the square bands and the plain one is an oxidized piece of metal wire twisted around the body of the vase (probably used to secure it). Beyond the plain band is the opening of the vase. Opening is round in cross section and has the shape of a short cylinder which tapers slightly to a curved lip.

Carriage Vase, c. 1927. Vase is made of yellow-green glass. Is cylindrical in shape and tapers to a point, then expands to form a pyramid shape with a rounded tip at the very base of the vase. Cross-section is hexagonal in shape with rounded corners. An embossed floral motif featuring a flower with six petals and eight leaves is on each of the four wider sides. A series of embossed dots decorate the thin sides of the hexagon. There is an incised slit going across three sides of the hexagon above the flower, probably to help secure it. Above the flowers are two bands of embossed squares decorating the top. Above the bands is a raised, plain band. Between the square bands and the plain one is

Image of 1968.070.001 - Carriage Robe, c. 1900.  Synthetic fiber carriage robe is made to look like fur.  It is comprised of two pieces of fabric sewn together along outer edge.  One side is a light gold color with brown stripes going through it; the other is solid black.  Used to keep laps warm during carriage rides.

1968.070.001 - Carriage Robe, c. 1900. Synthetic fiber carriage robe is made to look like fur. It is comprised of two pieces of fabric sewn together along outer edge. One side is a light gold color with brown stripes going through it; the other is solid black. Used to keep laps warm during carriage rides.

Carriage Robe, c. 1900. Synthetic fiber carriage robe is made to look like fur. It is comprised of two pieces of fabric sewn together along outer edge. One side is a light gold color with brown stripes going through it; the other is solid black. Used to keep laps warm during carriage rides.

Image of 1973.423 - Two-seat carriage is black  with tan interior.  It has a convertible top and a rear rumble seat with a black leather-covered cushion that is surrounded by iron rod railing.  Carriage has two large twelve-spoked wheels in back and two smaller ten-spoked wheels in front, all with solid black rubber tires.  Black carriage has red trim detail, including a monogram.  Front seat has cloth upholstered cushions.  Carriage has electrified Brewster & Co. lights on exterior sides of seats.  Lights are black painted metal with oval-shaped beveled glass front and side windows and a small round red glass window in back.  Fixtures have conical-shaped finials with bulbous bands beneath them.  They are mounted to carriage via a U-shaped black painted bracket and a cloth-covered electrical cord that extends out the bottom on one side.  The proper right lantern has a round glass bulb mounted into its brass fitting.

1973.423 - Two-seat carriage is black with tan interior. It has a convertible top and a rear rumble seat with a black leather-covered cushion that is surrounded by iron rod railing. Carriage has two large twelve-spoked wheels in back and two smaller ten-spoked wheels in front, all with solid black rubber tires. Black carriage has red trim detail, including a monogram. Front seat has cloth upholstered cushions. Carriage has electrified Brewster & Co. lights on exterior sides of seats. Lights are black painted metal with oval-shaped beveled glass front and side windows and a small round red glass window in back. Fixtures have conical-shaped finials with bulbous bands beneath them. They are mounted to carriage via a U-shaped black painted bracket and a cloth-covered electrical cord that extends out the bottom on one side. The proper right lantern has a round glass bulb mounted into its brass fitting.

Two-seat carriage is black with tan interior. It has a convertible top and a rear rumble seat with a black leather-covered cushion that is surrounded by iron rod railing. Carriage has two large twelve-spoked wheels in back and two smaller ten-spoked wheels in front, all with solid black rubber tires. Black carriage has red trim detail, including a monogram. Front seat has cloth upholstered cushions. Carriage has electrified Brewster & Co. lights on exterior sides of seats. Lights are black painted metal with oval-shaped beveled glass front and side windows and a small round red glass window in back. Fixtures have conical-shaped finials with bulbous bands beneath them. They are mounte

Image of 1975.236.002 - c. 1890 Racing Sulky.  Sulky has inflatable rubber tire and wheels with wire spokes.  Wooden frame is painted red.  A black colored upholstered cushion sits atop the wooden board seat.  Floor for driver's feet is black as is the leather on the sides between the floor and seat.

1975.236.002 - c. 1890 Racing Sulky. Sulky has inflatable rubber tire and wheels with wire spokes. Wooden frame is painted red. A black colored upholstered cushion sits atop the wooden board seat. Floor for driver's feet is black as is the leather on the sides between the floor and seat.

c. 1890 Racing Sulky. Sulky has inflatable rubber tire and wheels with wire spokes. Wooden frame is painted red. A black colored upholstered cushion sits atop the wooden board seat. Floor for driver's feet is black as is the leather on the sides between the floor and seat.

Image of 1975.236.003 - c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back.  It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses.  Upholstered seat cushions in back.

1975.236.003 - c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back. It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses. Upholstered seat cushions in back.

c. 1890 Wagonette Carriage has a two-passenger driver seat with facing side passenger seats in back. It has iron tires and would be drawn by two horses. Upholstered seat cushions in back.

Image of 1975.236.004 - c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout.  Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires.  It would be drawn by a single horse.  Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

1975.236.004 - c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout. Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires. It would be drawn by a single horse. Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

c. 1890 Buggy/Runabout. Buggy has a single black leather upholstered seat and iron tires. It would be drawn by a single horse. Removable black leather cover is affixed with iron side bars.

Image of 1975.236.005 - c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red.  Seat and interior are painted black.  Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion.  There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

1975.236.005 - c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red. Seat and interior are painted black. Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion. There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red. Seat and interior are painted black. Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion. There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.

Image of 1975.236.006 - c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey.  Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top.  Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

1975.236.006 - c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey. Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top. Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey. Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top. Bench seats are upholstered black leather.

Image of 1975.236.007 - c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair.  Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

1975.236.007 - c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair. Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

c. 1890 Single-seat Buggy has a bench seat with black leather tufted upholstery stuffed with horse hair. Wooden body and wheels are painted black and vehicle has rubber tires.

Image of 1975.236.009 - c. 1890 Roofseat Break Carriage.  Three seat (six passenger) two horse-drawn carriage is painted black with a red undercarriage and painted red wheels with iron tires.  It has light running gear, cut under with reach., splinter bar.  Seats are upholstered in brown tufted leather.

1975.236.009 - c. 1890 Roofseat Break Carriage. Three seat (six passenger) two horse-drawn carriage is painted black with a red undercarriage and painted red wheels with iron tires. It has light running gear, cut under with reach., splinter bar. Seats are upholstered in brown tufted leather.

c. 1890 Roofseat Break Carriage. Three seat (six passenger) two horse-drawn carriage is painted black with a red undercarriage and painted red wheels with iron tires. It has light running gear, cut under with reach., splinter bar. Seats are upholstered in brown tufted leather.

Image of 1975.236.010 - c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact.  Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside.  Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping.  Interior silk and leather.  Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage.  There is ornate woodwork on axels.  Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery.  Small round 'porthole' window in back.

1975.236.010 - c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact. Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside. Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping. Interior silk and leather. Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage. There is ornate woodwork on axels. Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery. Small round 'porthole' window in back.

c. 1890s Brougham Carriage seats four passengers and has a hardwood body, enclosed doors, windows, curtains and upholstered floor coverings intact. Seats face opposite each other. Driver seat outside. Elaborate silver door latches, black upper body, dark green bottom panesl with yellow striping. Interior silk and leather. Exterior is painted black with a green undercarriage. There is ornate woodwork on axels. Interior walls are lined with tufted upholstery. Small round 'porthole' window in back.