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    • Eyeglasses

    • 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.
    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beads; Jewelry; Bracelets

    • This piece of jewelry consists of a string of 23 rounded, gold-colored beads with indented surfaces. Knots separate each bead, and the piece is closed with a metal clasp. A secondary strand of imitation pearls separated with metal connectors is...
    • 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...
    • Spinning wheel

    • Spinning wheel

    • Spinning apparatus; Yarn; Thread

    • Used to spin thread or yarn, this is a great, or walking, type spinning wheel commonly used during the 19th century. The entire piece is made of dark brown varnished wood with an overall length of seven feet. The 3.5 foot wheel is attached to main...
    • Meerschaum pipe

    • Meerschaum pipe

    • Pipes (Smoking); Tobacco pipes

    • The carved bowl of this pipe represents a man and woman embraced in a sitting position with flowers near their feet. The stem and mouth piece are missing from this pipe. The case is shaped to fit the pipe and is labeled Goudron real meerschaum.
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • The oval lenses of these glasses are framed with metal. The nose piece is constructed of metal as well. The ear pieces are thin strands of silver wire.
    • Fluting iron

    • Fluting iron

    • Irons (Pressing); Equipment

    • This is a rocking style metal fluting iron with two parts. The top part, with a handle, is embossed with a horseshoe and the words "Good Luck." The rectangular base has ridges that correspond to those in the top piece. After heating the base of...
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses; Leather goods

    • Light brown wooden eyeglass frames are painted light brown and joined by a thin metal arched wire. Serations are cut into the each side of the nose piece. The glasses can be stored in the accompanying tooled leather case.
    • Dresser set

    • Dresser set

    • Combs; Mirrors; Grooming

    • The three piece ivory colored vanity set includes a mirror, brush and comb. The damaged oval mirror has a beveled edge, and the reverse side is marked "1975 W" along with other black markings and a stamped design in the shape of a semicircle. The...
    • Feathers

    • Feathers

    • Feathers

    • This object is made of two feathers in various colors: bright orange, red-orange, gold, brown, and black. The underside of the wing-shaped piece is covered with a black backing. The feathers could be used as a hair or millinery accessory.
    • Rabbet plane

    • Rabbet plane

    • Woodworking; Carpentry

    • This rabbet plane has a manufacturer's stamp that is unclear. This tool was used to cut grooves into the edge of a piece of wood.
    • Hat feathers

    • Hat feathers

    • Feathers; Millinery

    • A blue feather is attached to a butterfly shape fashioned from a variety of materials. The turquoise velvet shape is surrounded by brown and black fur and is trimmed with turquoise piping, copper beads, and narrow sequins. The decorative piece has...
    • Glass apothecary jar

    • Glass apothecary jar

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • Manufactured using a two piece hinge mold, this brown glass bottle is embossed in a side indentation with the words "Hicks Capudine for all headaches colds, gripp, etc."
    • Rabbet plane

    • Rabbet plane

    • Woodworking; Carpentry

    • This rabbet plane is marked "Barry & Way New York" and "15." It was a tool used to cut grooves into the edge of a piece of wood.
    • Turquoise feathers

    • Turquoise feathers

    • Feathers

    • Two long feathers are twisted together to form a spiral shape. One feather is black and the second is variegated shades of turquoise. The piece has a black taped base and could be attached to hat as a decorative accessory.
    • 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.
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • These rimless glasses have a gold wire nose piece with spring hinges. The hard hinged case is lined with red felt and includes a faded pink glass cleaning cloth with commercial information from Southern Optical Company, Shreveport, Louisiana.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.

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