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    • 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...
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses; Leather goods
    • Oval glass lenses are joined by a thin piece of brass with a brass nose piece covered in leather padding. The lenses are inserted into narrow frames and held in place by screws and solder. The glasses are accompanied by a fitted leather case.
    • Black fan

    • Fans (Accessories)
    • The fan made of accordian pleated coarse black fabric and unfolds forming a full circle. The brass-tipped handles are made of wood covered with a thin layer of leather, and can be held together by a small metal clip.
    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glassware; Fire extinguishers
    • This light blue glass fire extinguisher held water and fire retardant chemicals that could be released when the container was thrown at the base of a fire to shatter, and extinguish flames. One end of this oval container has been resealed.
    • Skeleton key

    • Keys (Hardware)
    • This large skeleton key is believed to be from the Nacogdoches, Texas, jail. The skeleton key has a long shaft, a simple bit, and an oval bow which is held while inserting the key into a lock.
    • Hairpin lace

    • Lace; Lace making; Needlework
    • Using a hairpin shaped metal frame and a crochet hook, crocheted hairpin lace is made by wrapping yarn around the frame forming loops that are held together with crochet stitches in the center. Strips of this type of lace can be stitched together...
    • Wooden yoke

    • Yokes; Harnesses
    • In this animal yoke, two 42 inch rectangular posts are held into position by pegged wooden staves.

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