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    • Red metal box

    • 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...
    • Washboard Agitator

    • Washboard Agitator

    • Washing machines; Laundry

    • Three wooden rollers w/ 8 deep parallel ridges. The rollers are connected to one another with two metal bars. A metal structure forms a handle over the three rollers.
    • 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.
    • Glass bottle

    • Glass bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • The cobalt blue glass holy water bottle features religious designs. One side depicts two angels kneeling before a candle, and the other side shows the Madonna and the words "Ntra. Sra. De Guadalupe.'' Holy water, in Christian churches, is water...
    • Scythe

    • Scythe

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Scythes

    • The long, curved wooden handle with two handgrips is attached to a metal blade. The curved blade has a sharp edge on one side and a grooved edge on the other, forming a hook.
    • Glass decanter

    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • One side of this green glass bottle has the figure of the Madonna as its design. The decanter includes a matching stopper. The quality of the glass is bubbled, and it may have been manufactured in Mexico.
    • Branding iron

    • Branding iron

    • Cattle brands

    • This branding iron is a long metal rod with a curve-shaped symbol attached at one end with two prongs. Branding irons were heated until red-hot, and then pressed against the hide of livestock to leave an identifying scar or mark.
    • Beaded necklace

    • Beaded necklace

    • Beads; Necklaces; Jewelry

    • One hundred fifty three small ceramic beads strung on thread make up this bracelet found near San Augustine, Texas. Twenty four of the rounded beads are white or ivory, while the remainder are varying shades of blue.
    • Log cabin quilt

    • Log cabin quilt

    • Quilts; Textiles; Needlework

    • The log cabin design of this quilt is one of the most popular quilting patterns. By altering the arrangement of light and dark fabrics in rectangular shapes, log cabin quilt designs are unique, yet widely recognized.
    • Purse 3

    • Purse 3

    • Purses; Handbags; Crocheting

    • This dark brown crocheted "miser" purse is decorated with steel beads, fringe, and tassels. It is long and narrow with small pouches at either end, one ending in a rounded shape and the other a squared shape. A narrower slit section in the center...
    • Leather wallet

    • Leather wallet

    • Wallets; Leather goods

    • The leather of this wallet is slightly faded and worn. A strip of leather encircles the wallet and ends in a tab designed to keep the wallet closed. Stitching details are part of the construction that includes two interior flaps that open to the...

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