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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Woven pillow cover

    • Woven pillow cover

    • Pillows; Textiles; Weaving

    • Woven with white cotton and blue wool, the primitive motif of this pillowcase is a geometric design resembling a pine cone bloom pattern. The pillow cover has frayed edges and is stained.
    • Woven coverlet

    • Woven coverlet

    • Weaving; Textiles; Bedspreads

    • Woven in three pieces using blue and green dyed wool and natural cotton, the frayed coverlet has a geometric design. The cotton has darkened with age.
    • Wooden shoe last

    • Wooden shoe last

    • Shoemaking; Equipment

    • This wooden shoe last is made in the form of a human foot, and has been repaired with white filler. It was used by a shoemaker or cobbler in the manufacture or repair of shoes.
    • Wooden pipe

    • Wooden pipe

    • Pipes (Smoking); Tobacco pipes

    • A carved wood boar's head pipe with a yellow shaft has an accompanying dark case lined with satin and velvet. "Mechailles d'or 1878, 1889 and 1900" is printed on the interior of the case.
    • Wooden pillbox

    • Wooden pillbox

    • Containers; Boxes

    • Made of burled and inlaid wood, this small elegant rectangular box was used as either a pillbox or snuff box. The box has curved edges and two hinged lids on the top that open in opposite directions, concealing small compartments. The lids are...
    • 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...
    • Wooden armoire

    • Wooden armoire

    • Closets; Cupboards; Furniture

    • The dark finished armoire is tall, with two doors. The unfinished interior is divided, with a section for hanging clothing, and a section containing seven storage shelves. Handles or doorknobs are missing from this piece of furniture.
    • Woman's bonnet

    • Woman's bonnet

    • Bonnets; Clothing & Dress; Hats

    • This off-white woman's bonnet has a bill with multiple rows of stitching in cream thread arranged in groups of three. The bonnet has ties on either side of the bill, and ruffled portions to cover the wearer's neck and hair. The edging of the bill,...
    • Wire cutter

    • Wire cutter

    • Equipment; Wire

    • This unusual wire cutter or pliers has a rounded top, and is fastened with three screws to the connecting handles. The series of holes of various sizes may allow the tool to function as a wire stripper.
    • White platter

    • White platter

    • Tableware

    • The size of this white oval serving platter is approximately 10.5 by 7 inches. The plate has a raised rim and is stained or darkened from use and age.
    • 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.
    • White leather shoes

    • White leather shoes

    • Shoes; Clothing & dress

    • This pair of white leather lace-up shoes has pointed toes and low heels. The soles are attached on each heel with seven nails. The shoes are scuffed with brown markings.

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