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    • Woven sash

    • Woven sash

    • Textiles; Beads; Indians of North America

    • 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...
    • Clothes stand

    • Clothes stand

    • Stands (Furniture)

    • The adjustable clothes stand is a combination of painted wood and metal with a shaped hanger at the top. Also known as a valet stand or clothes tree, it is designed to neatly display clothing.
    • White pillowcases

    • White pillowcases

    • Pillows; Textiles

    • Two white pillowcases with lace trim are embroidered with purple letters and green triangles. Designed for a couple, one case is embroidered MRS and the other MR.
    • Engraved medal

    • Engraved medal

    • Medals

    • The metal shield shaped medallion is engraved "J.H. Summers Nacogdoches, Texas." The medal is embellished with a decorative row of stars and is designed with a hole to hang it from a chain.
    • Wooden gavel

    • Wooden gavel

    • Gavels

    • This gavel is made from wood from the Old Stone Fort in Nacogdoches, Texas. The head is designed with carved bands and the handle has turned detailing. Gavels are ceremonial mallets used to call for attention in court proceedings or to punctuate...
    • Glass decanter

    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • This clear cut glass decanter has an elaborately designed neck. A pattern of oval indentations surround the upper part of the decanter, with a cut glass wheat sheaf design on the lower half. The glass stopper is not original to the piece.
    • Baby booties

    • Baby booties

    • Shoes; Clothing & dress; Crocheting

    • Designed using two crochet stitches, these off white baby booties have scalloped edges and white silk soles. One bootie has a silk ribbon threaded around the ankle portion.
    • Animal bit

    • Animal bit

    • Ironwork

    • This is a Spanish Colonial iron ring bit designed in the Moorish tradition. It has a curved mouthpiece and cheekplates. Small dangles known as "ficas" adorn the sides of the bit, and lengths of chain are attached to either side. The bit is the...
    • Horse bit

    • Horse bit

    • Horses; Ironwork

    • This Spanish horse bit is designed with two curved iron side pieces ending in loops. The pieces are joined with a semi-circular iron mouthpiece. A bit is the metal mouthpiece of a bridle that serves to control, curb, and direct an animal.
    • Horse bit

    • Horse bit

    • Horses; Ironwork

    • This nineteenth century horse bit is designed with two curved iron side pieces ending in loops. The pieces are joined by the mouthpiece. A bit is the metal mouthpiece of a bridle that serves to control, curb, and direct an animal.
    • Fraternal pin

    • Fraternal pin

    • Jewelry

    • This gold pin is designed with the Masonic compass and rules emblem with the monogram "G" in the center. The piece belonged to Charles H. Tindall.
    • Quilt

    • Quilt

    • Quilts; Textiles; Needlework

    • This brightly patterned quilt is designed with a variation of the Grandmother's Flower Garden motif. It is lined with pink silk fabric, and the quilted side has several damaged areas.
    • Powder flask

    • Powder flask

    • Containers; Gunpowder

    • This oval leather powder flask, with a narrow metal spout, is stitched on the sides. Powder flasks and powder horns are designed to hold gunpowder used in firearms.
    • Cast iron tobacco grinder

    • Cast iron tobacco grinder

    • Cast ironwork; Tobacco; Equipment; Grinding machines

    • The cast iron grinder has a crank handle and four legs that are designed to allow the tool to be bolted to a work surface. The machine has a hinged lid enscribed with the number 11. Inside the cylindrical shaped grinder are two removable rollers...
    • Yarn winder frame

    • Yarn winder frame

    • Yarn; Equipment

    • The wooden frame for a wool or yarn winder is designed with two notches to hold the spokes and crank or handle of the hand operated machine. With completed parts, this tool was used to wind threads of yarn into skeins.
    • Dolman cape

    • Dolman cape

    • Capes (Clothing); Clothing & dress

    • The dolman jacket is constructed of black velvet with a floral design. The fringed dolman is designed with sleeves hidden under capelike arm pieces. It has a flat collar banded with tassels, and it has hook and eye closures.
    • Cast iron grinder

    • Cast iron grinder

    • Cast ironwork; Equipment; Grinding machines

    • The cast iron grinder has a crank handle and four legs that are designed to allow the tool to be bolted to a work surface. The machine has a hinged lid and an interior roller that corresponds to the shape of the lid. Meat or grains could be...

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