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    • Bale hooks

    • Bale hooks

    • Agricultural machinery & implements

    • Pointed metal rods are bent through a ring to form bale hooks used to hold sacks or bales of cotton or hay.
    • Apron

    • Apron

    • Aprons; Clothing & dress

    • Made of pink cotton, this child's apron has a round collar with white lace edging. The ends of the short, wide sleeves are also trimmed with white lace. The apron has a front neckline opening with five small white buttons, and it has two small...
    • Four poster bed

    • Four poster bed

    • Beds; Furniture

    • This wooden four poster bed has turned posts and a scroll shaped headboard. This type of bed is used with a heavy cotton mattress and a feather bed. The bed was made in Nacogdoches, Texas, in the fall of 1836 for the Rusk family, and was later...
    • Cotton bonnet

    • Cotton bonnet

    • Bonnets; Hats; Clothing & Dress

    • The off white bonnet is made of heavy cotton with a design of stitched parallel lines that run from the front to back. The bonnet has a curved shape to cover the head and sides of the face, and has a ruffle extending from the bottom.
    • Blouse 2

    • Blouse 2

    • Clothing & dress; Shirtwaists

    • This blouse is constructed of black polished cotton with leg of mutton sleeves that are extremely wide over the upper arm and narrow from the elbow to the wrist. The neckline is trimmed with ecru crocheted lace. The blouse closes at the front with...
    • Blouse 1

    • Blouse 1

    • Clothing & dress; Shirtwaists

    • This maroon cotton shirtwaist has brown velveteen trim on the neckline and cuffs, edged with braided detail. A small pocket adorns the front of the blouse.
    • Hand cards

    • Hand cards

    • Cotton industry; Textiles

    • This pair of wooden hand cards were used to brush clumps of cotton fiber into uniform strands by pulling the two cards against each other. Each rectangular card has a handle and metal teeth that separate, straighten, and align fibers. The cards...
    • Flax break

    • Flax break

    • Flax; Cotton; Agricultural machinery & implements; Equipment

    • This flax break is a handmade wooden device used to chop flax straw. It is used in processing the hair-like fibers of the flax plant into linen thread.
    • Straw hat

    • Straw hat

    • Hats; Clothing & dress; Millinery

    • The brimmed hat is constructed of black straw and is enhanced with an ecru cotton crocheted covering. The hat has a rounded crown and a wide circular brim. The top of the hat is embellished with yellow, pink, white, purple, and blue silk...
    • Stockings 2

    • Stockings 2

    • Hosiery; Clothing & dress

    • The heavy gauge white cotton stockings are knee high and reinforced at the heel and toe. Each stocking has a narrow band around the top.
    • Stockings 1

    • Stockings 1

    • Hosiery; Clothing & dress

    • These stockings are made of finely woven white cotton with narrow hems at the top and seams at the back of each.
    • Kerosene lamp

    • Kerosene lamp

    • Lamps; Glassware

    • Both the base and chimney or shade of this kerosene lamp are clear glass. The base portion, used to contain kerosene or oil includes a cotton wick, and is decorated with an embossed vine design. Kerosene lamps were widely used until the invention...
    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A white cotton pillow case has a red embroidered floral design surrounding the words "Sweet dreams" at the center. Ruffle trim completes the design.
    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A white cotton pillow case has a red embroidered floral design surrounding the word "Rest" at the center. Ruffle trim completes the design.
    • Woven pillow cover

    • Woven pillow cover

    • Pillows; Textiles; Weaving

    • Woven with white cotton and blue wool, the primitive motif of this pillowcase is a geometric design resembling a pine cone bloom pattern. The pillow cover has frayed edges and is stained.
    • Quilted pillow cover

    • Quilted pillow cover

    • Quilts; Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A variety of embroidery stitches and fabrics make up this crazy quilt pillow covering. One piece of the quilt depicts the Cotton Centennial Exposition.
    • Sewing wallet

    • Sewing wallet

    • Sewing; Pins & needles

    • With pockets and an expandable flap, the blue, brown, and green fabric sewing case includes a small pin cushion filled with cotton.
    • Woven coverlet

    • Woven coverlet

    • Weaving; Textiles; Bedspreads

    • Woven in three pieces using blue and green dyed wool and natural cotton, the frayed coverlet has a geometric design. The cotton has darkened with age.

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