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    • Pick

    • Agricultural machinery & implements
    • This hand tool has a metal head with two pointed ends. Its wooden handle is approximately 2.5 feet long. Originally used as an agricultural tool, the pick is often used to break up hard surfaces.
    • Tobacco cutter

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Cast ironwork
    • Embossed with "Brown Mule, 1 inch 2 inch, R.J.R. Tob Co. N 3019," this cast iron tobacco cutter uses a hand operated lever to raise and lower the cutting blade. Holes in the base allow the cutter to be mounted on a wooden platform or base. Most...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Four poster bed

    • Beds; Furniture
    • This wooden four poster bed has turned posts and a scroll shaped headboard. This type of bed is used with a heavy cotton mattress and a feather bed. The bed was made in Nacogdoches, Texas, in the fall of 1836 for the Rusk family, and was later...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Coffee mill

    • Coffee; Grinding machines
    • The side mill coffee grinder is mounted on a rectangular wooden backing. The name "Sun Mfg. Co., Greenfield, Ohio, U.S.A., No. 94" is embossed on the body of the grinder.
    • Dried gourd

    • Containers
    • This dark brown, dried gourd has been carved to create a lidded container. Notches hold the lid in position. The shell of the gourd has a wooden appearance. Gourds are in the same plant family as the pumpkin, and are sometimes referred to as...
    • 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...
    • Hand cards

    • Cotton industry; Textiles
    • This pair of wooden hand cards were used to brush clumps of cotton fiber into uniform strands by pulling the two cards against each other. Each rectangular card has a handle and metal teeth that separate, straighten, and align fibers. The cards...
    • Saber

    • Daggers & swords
    • This sword has a wooden handle, and the blade has a slight curve with a broken tip. The handle has three curved metal pieces to protect the knuckles. This weapon belonged to Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo of Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Textile shuttle

    • Equipment; Textile machinery
    • Wooden boat-like device used on textile machinery to carry filling yarn during the weaving process. The size of this shuttle is 9.1 cm long and 3.95 cm wide.
    • Rag rug shuttle

    • Equipment; Weaving
    • The wooden shuttle is comprised of two long pieces of wood that are tapered at each end. They are connected by dowels so they remain approximately two inches apart. The shuttle was used to hold yarn or rag strips for rug weaving.
    • 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.


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