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[Hayfork]

Description: Hayfork with a curved head with five tines. The pitch fork head is missing the metal case that the wooden handle is inserted into.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Hayfork]

Description: Hayfork with a rusty head with five tines and the handle case with wooden still in it from the broken handle. The tines curve up.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

Description: Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet. STANLEY ____00 Made in the USA _5 Some of the writing is obscured by rust.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Stanley Bailey No. 28 transitional fore plane]

Description: Stanley Bailey No. 28 transitional fore plane. Has a beech wood stock with what looks similar to an iron plane screwed to the top. The front of the iron setting starts 5.2 cm from the face/sole and ends 6.2 cm before the heel. Between the iron and wood is a thin wooden board that has been cut into the shape of the iron piece. At the front of the iron is a mushroom shaped knob which is screwed on. The iron is not very wide here but gets wider towards the center where it takes on a rectangular shape. There is now a hole in the wood stock that is lined with iron. The front is straight but the back slopes upward so that the hole at the bottom is .7 cm X 6 cm and the top is 7.5 cm X 6 cm. Within this hole, from the back forward, is the frog, cutter, basic iron and lever cap. The lever cap has a diamond texture on the front. The frog has an adjustment screw. At this point the iron piece once again gets thinner but longer than the front. ON top of the iron is a cross between an L and 2-shaped handle with part of the very top broken off and two nails sticking out. There is a screw in the top of the handle. There is another screw in the very back of the entire iron piece.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wrench with a pointed end]

Description: It has one wrench head. The handle starts out flat and then rounds out and forms a point at the very end.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery.

Description: Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery. The back has two large, round upholstered sections (one on either end) and a lower center piece with some upholstery and decorative latticework. The wooden frame has several carved decorations on the arms, legs, and other segments.
Date: 1880
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Framed Godey's Fashion print of two women holding umbrellas]

Description: Framed Godey's Fashion print. It is in a black frame. The back is covered with brown paper. Has two women, one wearing a blue dress and holding a blue parasol. The other one is wearing a red and tan striped dress and is holding a red parasol.
Date: 1880
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Framed Godey's Fashion print, one woman is reading]

Description: Framed Godey's Fashion print. It is in a black frame. The back is covered with brown paper. Has two women, one wearing pink and reading, and the other is wearing lightblue.
Date: 1880
Partner: Fort Bend Museum