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    • Beige platter

    • Beige platter

    • Tableware

    • The size of this oval beige serving platter is approximately 9.25 by 5 inches. The dish is darkened with age and use, and is chipped.
    • Black fan

    • 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.
    • Black feathers

    • Black feathers

    • Feathers

    • These long black feathers are gathered at the base with three short feathers and peach colored thread. The tall hair-like feathers each end in a tulip shaped plume. Also attached to the base is a cream colored tag. The feathers could be used as a...
    • Black sun bonnet

    • Black sun bonnet

    • Bonnets; Clothing & Dress; Hats

    • This black sun bonnet has a quilted bill with ruffled edging. A ruffled cap is attached at back of the bill with a gathered ruffle extending at the bottom to cover the neck. Ties are attached to each side of the front of bonnet.
    • Blouse 1

    • Blouse 1

    • Clothing & dress; Shirtwaists

    • This maroon cotton shirtwaist has brown velveteen trim on the neckline and cuffs, edged with braided detail. A small pocket adorns the front of the blouse.
    • Blouse 2

    • Blouse 2

    • Clothing & dress; Shirtwaists

    • This blouse is constructed of black polished cotton with leg of mutton sleeves that are extremely wide over the upper arm and narrow from the elbow to the wrist. The neckline is trimmed with ecru crocheted lace. The blouse closes at the front with...
    • Blue feathers

    • Blue feathers

    • Feathers

    • Dark blue feathers are gathered with black tape to form pom poms. Two smaller pom poms extend from the center of a large ball-shaped grouping of feathers. The feathers could be used as a decorative millinery accessory.
    • Boat stone

    • Boat stone

    • Rocks

    • A smooth, oval, light brown boat stone has a hollowed center and black markings on back. The term boat stone, commonly used to identify this type of artifact, comes from the general boat shape of the stone. The boat stone served as a weight or...
    • Bracelet

    • Bracelet

    • Bracelets; Jewelry

    • The metal oval bangle bracelet is decorated with an engraved floral design. The monogram "C.H.T." is engraved inside the band.
    • 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.
    • Brass candlestick

    • Brass candlestick

    • Candlesticks; Brasswork

    • With a rectangular base, this brass candlestick has a mechanism to adjust the candle height or to eject a spent candle. A small curved thumb ring handle allows the candlestick to be carried.
    • Brass kettle

    • Brass kettle

    • Kettles; Pots & pans; Brasswork

    • This brass preserving kettle is believed to be about 150 years old. The wire handle is attached with two copper screws at each side. Kettles such as this were used in the process of preserving fruit by cooking the fruit with sugar.
    • Brass stirrups

    • Brass stirrups

    • Saddlery; Riding; Horses

    • These brass shoe-shaped stirrups have upturned pointed toes and open backs. The metal is ornately embossed in the style of the Spanish conquistador.
    • Broad axe

    • Broad axe

    • Axes

    • The broad axe has a wide triangular shaped blade with a slightly curved cutting edge. The wooden handle is secured to the blade with a metal band and metal spikes or nails. Broad axes are tools used to create building timbers and planks.
    • Bullet mold

    • Bullet mold

    • Bullets; Ammunition

    • The hinged brass Springfield bullet mold has two handles connected by a bolt. Cavities allow for two lead bullets to be cast at once.
    • Butter churn

    • Butter churn

    • Churns

    • The cream colored stoneware churn from Star Pottery, in Marshall, Texas, is decorated with three blue stripes and numbered "2." It includes a wooden dasher or plunger.
    • Calendar clock

    • Calendar clock

    • Clocks & watches

    • This calendar clock has two dials for the time and date. It is in a wooden case with three spires. The top dial has the words "Fashion, patent Oct 11, 1875" and the bottom dial has the words "Southern Calendar Clock Co. St Louis, MO, patented Feb...
    • Can capping machine

    • Can capping machine

    • Canning & preserving; Machinery

    • Manufactured by Automatic Canning Devices, Inc. in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, this dark aluminum capping machine was cranked by hand with a wooden handle. Patent numbers include 1711336-1780729, 1961650 and others. The machine was used to attach lids...

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