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    • Projectile point 3

    • Projectile point 3

    • Arrowheads; Indians of North America; Indians of Central America

    • Is gray and has a triangular shaped blade. Edges are concave and one edge is chipped. Shoulders are barbed and flair out horizontally. Stem is slightly expanded and the base is both straight and convex.
    • Broad axe

    • Broad axe

    • Axes

    • The broad axe has a wide triangular shaped blade with a slightly curved cutting edge. The wooden handle is secured to the blade with a metal band and metal spikes or nails. Broad axes are tools used to create building timbers and planks.
    • Barbed wire - Scutt arrow plate

    • Barbed wire - Scutt arrow plate

    • Barbed wire

    • Scutt arrowplate barbed wire consists of two twisted-strand wires with four point sheet metal arrow plate barbs. Each barb is split and shaped like an arrowhead. Scutt arrowplate barbed wire has patent 20500, issued June 18, 1878, by Hiram B....
    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beads; Jewelry; Bracelets

    • This piece of jewelry consists of a string of 23 rounded, gold-colored beads with indented surfaces. Knots separate each bead, and the piece is closed with a metal clasp. A secondary strand of imitation pearls separated with metal connectors is...
    • Stoneware bottle

    • Stoneware bottle

    • Bottles; Containers

    • The stoneware ginger beer bottle is finished with a glazing process. The reusable, durable pottery bottle could have been closed with a cork to preserve its contents.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This is a clear glass Stone Fort Beverage bottle. In producing the bottle, color was applied to the bottle and then fired into the glass. One side of the bottle has a label with a white background and "Stone Fort Beverages" lettered in green with...
    • Bullet mold

    • Bullet mold

    • Bullets; Ammunition

    • The hinged brass Springfield bullet mold has two handles connected by a bolt. Cavities allow for two lead bullets to be cast at once.
    • Cast iron pot

    • Cast iron pot

    • Cast ironwork; Pots & pans; Cooking utensils

    • With a blackened surface, this cast iron pot has two handles and tripod legs, making it useful for campfire and fireplace cooking.
    • Pocket watch

    • Pocket watch

    • Clocks & watches

    • The floral embossed cover of this gold Elgin pocket watch is also engraved with the initials R & S and the numbers 3 0 2 8 9 2. The watch face has black Roman numerals, and there is a winding mechanism on the side. The gold chain is approximately...
    • Coin - Spanish Colonial 1 Real (1799?)

    • Coin - Spanish Colonial 1 Real (1799?)

    • Coins; Money

    • Obverse side of coin depicts the bust of Carolus IIII, and the inscription "Dei Gratia"; the year is possibly 1799. The reverse margin is inscribed "HISPAN ET IND REX M 1R F M" with the crown and coat of arms of Castile and León.
    • Red metal box

    • Red metal box

    • Containers; Packaging; Boxes

    • This small red metal box, lined with black velvet cloth, once held one dozen pen points. The hinged box is inscribed with the patent date 9/24/1878 and "Esterbrook's Superior Steel Pens. The original Falcon no. 048." In this instance, the box...
    • China doll

    • China doll

    • Dolls; Toys

    • This small porcelain china doll has brown hair, and is primitively dressed in purple and white fabric. The skin of the doll is pale with painted lips, eyes and other features. The doll has been damaged and repaired.
    • Glass insulator

    • Glass insulator

    • Electrical apparatus

    • This clear glass insulator has a top groove and was used to mount and separate electrical power and signalling lines on poles. It has a round base and is embossed with "U.S.A. 4-56 & Kimble - 830 Tempered."
    • Embroidery sampler

    • Embroidery sampler

    • Embroidery

    • This hand stitched embroidered sampler includes numbers and letters in the alphabet, and it commemorates a birth date of July 22, 1772. The worn rectangular piece is hemmed on three sides.
    • Textile shuttle

    • Textile shuttle

    • Equipment; Textile machinery

    • Wooden boat-like device used on textile machinery to carry filling yarn during the weaving process. The size of this shuttle is 9.1 cm long and 3.95 cm wide.
    • Leg irons

    • Leg irons

    • Handcuffs; Shackles

    • Used as a physical restraint placed around the ankles, these leg irons are connected by twelve links of 3.5 centimeter chain.
    • Handkerchief

    • Handkerchief

    • Handkerchiefs; Textiles; Lace

    • Each side of this white square handkerchief is trimmed with a wide border of lace. The undecorated center square has a width of approximately 6.5 inches.
    • Stone Fort Rifles Texas Militia Hat

    • Stone Fort Rifles Texas Militia Hat

    • Hats; Clothing & Dress; Uniforms

    • Stone Fort Rifles Texas Militia hat. Flat black leather brim which is squared off in front. On either side of brim is a gold button bearing a 5 point star and letters T-E-X-A-S surrounding star, a gold rope is attached to the two buttons and lays...
    • Metate

    • Metate

    • Home food processing; Rocks

    • This black stone grinding tool is shaped with tripod legs and a flared bowl at its concave center. Metates were used for processing grain and seeds during food preparation.

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