The amber glass Gail Borden half gallon milk bottle was patented in 1857. The bottle's design features the profile of Gail Borden within a white circle. He invented a process for condensing milk that preserved it without refrigeration.
Lace trim at the neckline and between vertical pintucks highlights the design of this off white child's dress. Below a thin raised band the dress extends into a long flowing skirt. The sleeves end with matching bands and ruffles.
This rectangular shaped metal lock is accompanied by a key and a mounting hinge that has been painted white.
The faceplate of the lock has holes for mounting. The lock is believed to be from the old jail in Douglass, Texas.
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.
This full length, antique white wedding dress has a fitted bodice with four darts at the front. The dress has short puffed sleeves that are trimmed in lace to match the neckline trim. The dress fastens with snaps at the center of the back....
This framed white neck scarf is designed with a brown eagle holding a blue and gold shield. Beneath the shield the words "Honor to the brave" are lettered in black, and the piece is dated July 4, 1846.