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Taylor Engraved bottle

Description: Replica Caddo bottle; red-slipped, burnished, with four repeated panels of engraved circular pattern; original from Bison Site in Sabine County, Texas
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Percussion shotgun

Description: A composite gun made from various parts: blacksmith- made trigger guard; copper ramrod holders; wooden ramrod. Stamped on stock at butt: “LEVYON MADE MC LAWS PLANTA. 1841”; lockplate: “GOLCHER”; barrel: “_____PHILAD___”; possibly "slave made”"
Date: 1841
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of a Pair of Shoes]

Description: Photograph of a pair of children's lace-up (3 holes) leather shoes; pegged soles with several metal nails; heel piece and tongue stitched separately; no evidence of wear; no discernible left or right; marked "X" on one, "1X" or "X1" on other
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Glass with a picture of an oil well]

Description: Commemorative glasses for the Texas Sesquicentennial; (a,b) short (10.2 cm x 8 cm) and inscribed with, "Texas 1836-1986"; (c-f) have pictures of Texas missions (14.2 x 6.8 cm); and (g-k) are clear frosted glasses (16 cm x 7.5 cm)
Date: 1986~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Texas As It Was Then

Description: Front cover and spine of a historical book about Texas.
Date: 1935
Creator: Emmett, Chris
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Glass flask

Description: Quart-sized mold blown pictorial flask with scroll or violin design; pontil scar may have been smoothed by polishing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[2 1/2-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 2 1/2 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Metropolitan, BAR, San Antonio, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is dual-colored (silver and gold) and says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise, Patd. July 1899" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Texas Long Leaf Lumber Company, New Willard, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Old West Barbed Wire]

Description: 8 pieces of barbed wire mounted on masonite; label on back reads, "To Belton from the Sachtlebens". There is a label at the top of the board that says "Barb Wire From the Old West" as well as labels for each of the samples, from top to bottom: Brinkerhoff; T.V. Allis -- Buckthorn; Twisted Ribbon Wire; L. E. Suderland Kink; Scutt's Arrow Plate; Scutt's Clip; Brotherton 21/4 Inch Spacing; and Burnell Four Point.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

U.S. Flag

Description: 48 star U.S. Flag; wool with grommetted cotton canvas edge; stenciled across top: "US ENSIGN No. 11 ML APR 1943"; donor says it was "torn in storm at sea 300 mi. off Cuba" and flown on subchaser in Pacific coming back from Panama Canal Zone in 1945
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Cow Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a brown cow which is a part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tongs

Description: Hand-forged iron tongs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a white sheep which is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Copper coin

Description: A copper coin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tongs

Description: Hand-forged iron tongs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ribbon

Description: Collection of ribbons in assorted sizes, shapes, colors and fabrics
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Eyeglasses case

Description: Hinged metal glasses case with black paper covering and purple velvet lining.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Human hair wig

Description: Man's human hair wig sewn in strips on a net; donor says it belonged to "Capt. Wm. Davis - whaling vessel owner out of Nantucket" who was his maternal great great step-grandfather
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tin scoop

Description: Tin scoop with handle
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Swivel gun

Description: Epoxy cast of swivel cannon in 3 separate parts (called a "verso"); European (possibly Spanish); replica of one found in ship wreck off Padre Island probably from wreckage of 1554, Spanish Fleet disaster; earliest known in Western Hemisphere
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tektite sample

Description: Round tektite sample with crinkled surface
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Knitted cotton coverlet

Description: Knitted cotton coverlet in pineapple pattern. It was made in Fairmount, GA by Mrs. Ballew at 14 years of age; she picked the cotton, hand-ginned it, spun it, and knitted this coverlet
Date: unknown
Creator: Ballew
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Crazy quilt

Description: Faggoted crazy quilt made of worsted wool on cotton lining; several different embroidered such as eagles, flowers, etc.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tongs

Description: Hand-forged iron tongs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum