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[Beige ribbon with blue star]

Description: Beige ribbon with blue writing that states: "(large star at top) Galveston April 21, 1896. Texas Veteran Twenty-Third Annual ..Re-union.." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: April 21, 1896

[Beige silk ribbon with red writing]

Description: Beige silk ribbon with red writing that states: "MEMBERS' BADGE DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC (SEAL OF TEXAS IN CENTER) OF TEXAS. ORGANIZED AT HOUSTON, TEXAS, NOV. 6, 1891." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: November 6, 1891

[Commemorative Ribbon]

Description: "TEXAS LIVE STOCK ASS'N GUEST SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, JANUARY 14-15, 1898." Red, with longhorns over Texas state seal in center. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: [1898-01-14..1898-01-15]

[Commemorative Ribbon]

Description: "RECEPTION committee 8th ANNUAL CONVENTION Texas Live Stock Ass'n GALVESTON Jan. 17-20, 1899" Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: [1899-01-17..1899-01-20]

[Gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides]

Description: 14K gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides. The perimeter is decorated with diamond shape engravings and small swirled patterned engravings. Inscribed inside the back cover: "Mother to Albert Oct 7th 1891". Watch maker is "Elgin Natl, Watch Co." as seen on face of watch. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and has a separate dial for the seconds. A black ribbon with a gold two-pronged buckle on it is attached to the watch by a small gold chain.
Date: October 7, 1891

[Large Stick and ball oak chair]

Description: Referred to as "stick and ball' describing the back design; arms of golden oak with cane seat Old Object Term: Chairs, arm
Date: 1890~/1895~

[Medal and button connected by a red ribbon reads "FORT WORTH CHICAGO"]

Description: Medal and button connected by a red ribbon. Medal decorated with American flags, reads "FORT WORTH CHICAGO." Button reads "EXCURSION TO MEXICO VIA SOUTHERN PACIFIC - SUNSET ROUTE Jan'y 20th, '98" with longhorn in center. 1898. Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: January 20, 1898

[Red Fort Worth livestock ribbon with brass tassles]

Description: Red ribbon with brass tassels at bottom, reads "~ ASSO'N OF TEXAS" at top (partial), "WELCOME TO THE LIVE STOCK CENTER OF TEXAS, SOUVENIR, 1896" on button in center, "FORT WORTH, TEX. MARCH 10 - 11 - 12, 1896" at bottom Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon, livestock
Date: [1896-03-10..1896-03-12]

[Scale beam]

Description: Scale beam, missing two pieces. There are marks with weights from 20 to 160 on one side and marks from 5 to 50 on the other. The end is hook shaped. Wire has been added to hang it from. It has some rust. Old Object Term: scale,cotton
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair]

Description: Parlor set, Louis XVI; Walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; tufted with shirred edges and three inch back cushion build up; castors on front turned legs. New York c. 1890 Old Object Term: Chair Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, legs slightly crooked]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor Set; Louis XVI style; walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background, pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; shirred edges, tufted, 3" back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. New York c. 1890 Old Object Term: Chair, Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, legs slightly turned inward]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor set, Louis XVI; walnut and upholstered; Louis XVI style; upholstery of silk brocade of cream background, pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; shirred edges and three inch back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. New York c.1890. Old Object Term: Chair, Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, shorter legs]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor Suite. Walnut & upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets w/ornate floral design; tufted w/shirred edges & 3' back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. Louis XVI style, New York, c. 1890. Old Object Term: Chair, Ladies
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair with arms]

Description: Part of 7 piece Parlor set, Louis XVI; Walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; tufted with shirred edges and three inch back cushion build up; castors on front turned legs. Old Object Term: Chair, Gentlemens'
Date: 1890