This brass preserving kettle is believed to be about 150 years old. The wire handle is attached with two copper screws at each side. Kettles such as this were used in the process of preserving fruit by cooking the fruit with sugar.
This rectangular shaped metal lock is accompanied by a key and a mounting hinge that has been painted white.
The faceplate of the lock has holes for mounting. The lock is believed to be from the old jail in Douglass, Texas.
This sash is woven from red, blue, and khaki colored threads believed to be from Spanish military uniforms. The piece is designed with white beads and fringe, and was thought to be worn by Encarnacion Chireno, who died in the Battle of Nacogdoches...