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    • 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...
    • Walnut dresser with mirror

    • Walnut dresser with mirror

    • Chests; Furniture; Mirrors

    • The dark walnut dresser includes a framed mirror with two small decorative shelves and a marble surface at its center. The Victorian piece has five drawers with carved wooden handles.
    • Wax letter seals in container

    • Wax letter seals in container

    • Correspondence; Containers

    • This hinged metal box contains five intact wax letter seals along with four fragmented seals. Before adhesive envelopes were available, wax seals were used to prevent letters from being opened until accepted by the proper recipient.
    • Spurs

    • Spurs

    • Saddlery; Riding; Horses

    • This pair of western style spurs has five point rowels, and leaf and dot designs along the heel bands.
    • Steelyard balance

    • Steelyard balance

    • Scales; Weights & measures

    • The steelyard balance has unequal arms and is used to weigh items. The item to be weighed is hung from the shorter arm, and a counterweight slides along the longer arm until the scale is balanced. The position of the counterweight on the longer arm...
    • Cradle scythe

    • Cradle scythe

    • Scythes; Agricultural machinery & implements

    • This rake-like harvesting tool has a curved metal blade parallel to five wooden tines, forming a cradle that is attached to a wooden handle. The long handle, known as a snath, curves away from the blade and includes a secondary handle allowing two...
    • Leather wallet

    • Leather wallet

    • Wallets; Leather goods

    • This dark brown leather wallet has five interior sections including a coin case with a metal closure, a tabbed pocket, and receipt slots.
    • Walnut washstand with mirror

    • Walnut washstand with mirror

    • Washstands; Mirrors; Furniture

    • This walnut Victorian washstand has a marble top and an ornately framed adjustable mirror. The dresser has two drawers, and below are two doors concealing a storage compartment. Door and drawer hardware is missing from this piece that is...
    • Yarn winder

    • Yarn winder

    • Yarn; Equipment

    • This wooden tool uses five spokes mounted above a rectagular base to wind, measure, and count lengths of yarn. A small handle extends from one spoke to allow the reel to be turned. This type of yarn winder is known as a click reel, named for the...

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