Referring to the period of time prior to the American Revolution.
Relating to a style of architecture or furniture common in the American colonies prior to, and during the Revolution. Read about decorating styles.
A term referring to furniture styles in use in colonies around the world during the great colonial period from the 16th to 19th centuries. Colonial furniture is characterized by a strong "mother country" influence balanced by the use of local materials and adapted to local needs.
A coin issued by any colony; frequently refers to those produced by European colonies in the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries.
A style that dominated the designs of American furniture from the 1700s up to the Revolutionary era. Depended on the heavy use of wood for floors and walls, which were often left unfinished. Spindle forms were used for chair legs and backs in lieu of fancy ornamentation. Accessories that are part of the look include delicate embroidery like crewel work, needlepoint samplers, family portraits and pewter.
Pertaining to the style of architecture and ornamentation of the British Colonies in America in the 17th and 18th centuries. Attributes are well proportioned, formal composition, robust ornamentation, and wood trim vigorously carved to produce pleasant shadows.
A house designed in an architectural style reminiscent of the one prevalent in the American colonies just before and during the Revolution.
In general, a coin or token used in a colony - In the United States, the term refers to coins and tokens struck during the colonial era by some of the colonies and by private manufacturers, as well as by the states during the first several years following the Declaration of Independence
In America this style dominated from the earliest settlements to the Revolution of 1776. Here as elsewhere it represents styles that are rooted in mother countries but adapted to the materials and uses of the colonies, primarily Africa, India, the Americas, and the Caribbean.
Style generated by the colonial interaction between Europe and their colonies.
An American object made in the style of the period when the country consisted of 13 colonies, usually of the 17th century or early 18th century.
A coin issued by a colony, such as those produced in the eastern American colonies in the 17th and 18th centuries.
American furniture from roughly 1650 through the Revolutionary era. Formal styles are usually mahogany, cherry or walnut with simpler furniture in pine, oak and maple; ornamentation can be simple or rich. Queen Anne and early Chippendale are sometimes included in the category, although the term is sometimes used for furniture that is high-backed, bulky and casual.
For portuguese colonial architecture, see Luso-Brazilian.
a coin issued by, or used in, any of the American colonies. Includes some foreign coins.
American period from the earliest settlements to the Revolution. Improperly applied to most American furniture up to 1850.
in east America style dominated of the earliest establishments the 1776 revolution. Here then another part it represents the styles that root in countries of the mother but they adapt to the materials and the applications of the colonies, mainly Africa, India, the AmÃ©ricas, and the Caribbean.
American furniture from the 1700's through the Revolutionary era. The formal styles are usually mahogany or cherry while plainer furniture was done in pine, oak, and maple. Queen Anne and Chippendale designs are often included in this category.
an animal-hide pattern, extensively used in No. America for decades
Dominating style of this general American furniture period from about 1700 through the Revolutionary era. (William and Mary, Queen Ann, to early Chippendale) Formal styles are made of mahogany, cherry or walnut with simpler crafted furniture in pine, oak and maple woods with varied ornamentation. American Colonial term is also used to describe furniture that is high-backed, bulky and casual. The term "colonial" generally represents styles rooted in motherlands but adapted to the uses and materials of the colonies (esp. Africa, Americas, Caribbean and India).
Pre-Revolutionary period in American, dating back to furniture of the earliest settlers.
The Colonial was an American automobile manufactured only in 1920. The car came with an own-make engine, a straight-eight; it also featured disc wheels, with an extra pair mounted at the side as spares. The body was a hard-top, calibrated so that the driver could turn it into either a sedan or a touring car simply by rearranging the windows.
The Colonial was an American automobile which was manufactured from 1920 until 1921. Built in Chicago, the car was nothing more than a Shaw with the emblem switched; it was, however, treated as an entirely separate marque. In 1921 the company returned to using the name "Shaw" for its vehicles; soon thereafter, the entire operation was sold to the Yellow Cab company, which renamed it "Ambassador".
The Colonial was an American automobile manufactured in Boston from 1921 until 1922. Although the company pledged to produce "in excess of 100 cars" during its first year in business, no more than a dozen are believed to have left the factory. Each car had a 130-inch wheelbase and a six-cylinder Beaver engine.