Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Plans
Title: Maid's room
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 Material Information
Title: Maid's room
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Plans
Physical Description: Inventory
Language: English
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
43 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
de Mesa-Sanchez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 43 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896429 x -81.313225
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00091264
Volume ID: VID00004
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L6

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MAID'S ROOM

SCleaning cloths different colors of ticking and muslin for chores

Quilt or Baby blanket for baby cradle (

Buckets (+ln')

Irons

V Market basket with fresh vegetables

SWall pegs on which to hang:
Maid's aprons
Dress
Straw hat
Mob cap (if determined correct)
Night cap

V' lowers hanging to dry

Chamber pot

Pitcher (Valerie Bell removed one for mending handle)

/ Clothes line.(rope)

Bonnet stand (perhaps with bonnet)


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DINING ROOM

1fQf Oranges in bowl on table (purchase regularly when in season)

Baby dish could be pewter or earthenware

Baby cup perhaps tin

Baby bib hanging on chair

Y1Curtains or screen for windows (p. 203-206; Plate 23)

vPlants in windows in clay pots geraniums








STORAGE ROOM (additional servants quarters)

Bed sheet Q&

Chamber pot under bed

Boxes used for packing/moving

Scrub buckets

> Cloth bags folded, used for packing lamps, mirrors, pictures, etc.

rWall pegs for appropriate male servant's clothing

Hand tools for gardening or carpenter tasks 0. Vo_-







GENTLEMAN'S OFFICE
Curtains and/or window swag
>Frame the existing map on wall & c
Ledger books
Pen metal point, not quill
Additional maps or pictures
Wax seal
Bowl of nuts and nutcracker
Move child's chair to children's bedchamber


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DOWNSTAIRS PARLOR
Curtains and/or window swag
Screen, folding or of silk on stand (p. 208)
Silk flower arrangement 7
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FOYER (ENTRY HALL)

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A Hat (cst/V I) -1JLWJI 1)
Cape or man's jacket

Small table with porcelein bowl and silk flowers

Mirror or picture or portrait








SWING ROOM (WORK ROOM)

Picture for wall over blanket chest

Yarn and basket and wooden knitting needles or metal knitting pins

Darning egg

Pin cushion (p. 213) kIJT-t

Work basket (p. 214; Plate 24) containing:
Scissors
Buttons
Needlebook I wt- ?
Ribbons

>Rag bag (p. 16) qU ft'^ 7


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UPSTAIRS PARLOR

Curtain rods

Curtains

Writing paper

Pen metal point, not quill

Wax seal

Ink pot

Flowers silk arrangement for mantle or pianoforte( U )
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MASTER BEDCHAMBER

Ewer and bowl ('LkQACi ? )

Hand towels ~c LLbCLA

Wash stand

Towel rack b

Rug in progress

Wall pegs on which to hang:
Lady's dressing gown t-(/ 4
Men's shirt
Men's breeches

Family Bible

Dirty clothes bag ( T bi

Men's neck-tie (p. 79; Plate 11 Fig. 17)
(Book on Anderson family indicates he wore ribbon tie because other
was too hot)

Pin cushion as part of woman's toiletries ^ 7

Jar of pot pourri

Scent bags (muslin) U ^

Sprig of tansy at head of bed to drive away bugs & fleas (p. 228)

Folding screen around washstand or between the two bedchambers

Lady's Bag (p. 213)







CHILDREN'S BEDCHAMBER

Chamber pot

Quilt or Knit Blanket for Cradle uJ-WL.

Mosquito net for cradle (p. 42; Plate 5)

N Child's chair (from Gentleman's office)

> Curtains

WA WAI Vall pegs on which to hang appropriate boy's and/or girl's clothing

Hand towels AA

Towel rack

Child's night stool (p. 46)

Baby bottle (crockery)

Additional children's toys: jL B
Rag doll or stuffed animal
Doll dishes (perhaps blue willow pattern currently in Museum Store)
Jacks and ball
Marbles V 3



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LANDING AT TOP OF STAIRS

Bucket and cleaning cloths

Laundry basket

Candle stand, candle stick and candle -, / J

Curtains or screen








OUTSIDE

Veil (fake)

Privy

Clothes line with supporting poles

Baskets (maybe with fruit, produce from garden, laundry)

Rose garden

Barrel to catch rainwater for washing

Wooden or earthenware bowl with potatoes or apples and paring knife

Tools : rake hoe rug beater

Basket or bag with clothes pins


Bench or stool or chair for servant to sit on to do chores

Dirty aprons

Flowers in clay pots




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