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[Red photo album]

Description: Red photo album with a white bead at each of the four corners of the front. On the side of album, written in gold: "Album" and towards the bottom on the side: "FLEXIBLE CHAIN-BACK PATD OCT 17. 1865 (P*)". Edges of pages are gold leafed and have images of flowers. Two brass latches with a brass flower on each one close the album.
Date: October 17, 1865

[Mauve pink dining chair, armless]

Description: Chairs, dining, Eastlake. 1 of a set of 8 Eastlake style, includes 1 armchair, 7 side; upholstered in mauve pink velvet with covered button edging; upholstered over top of chair crests in roll form; black walnut, casters on front legs. American c. 1880-1885 Old Object Term: Dining Chairs
Date: 1880~/1885~

[Turkish style chair with tassled fringe]

Description: Chair, Turkish style. Green velvet upholstery, cut velvet floral trim; placed vertically on outer sides; green fringe around legs; overstuffed with wire frame and walnut legs. American c. 1880 Old Object Term: Turkish-style chairs
Date: 1880~

[Three Texas veterans ribbons pinned together]

Description: Three ribbons pinned together. They are identical in the image of the Texas flag. First one states: "ANNUAL REUNION TEXAS VETERANS BELTON, 1883." Second and third one state: "Annual Reunion TEXAS VETERANS Waco, 1882." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: [1882..1883]

[Gold velvet dining chair]

Description: Chairs, side, Eastlake. Hall chair with gold-beige velvet upholstery; braid trim; Walnut; capstan round front legs, back legs square plain. American c. 1885 Old Object Term: Chair, Hall Pair
Date: 1885~

[Red velvet autograph album]

Description: Red velvet autograph album containing many loose photos between the pages. Belonged to Mamie Davis George, as indicated by autographs and messages on various pages. One of front pages states: "Awarded to "Miss Mamie Davis" By her Music teacher Minnie E Andrew April 1st 1886".
Date: April 1, 1886

[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~

[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

[Stick and ball oak chair with arms]

Description: Referred to as "stick and ball" describing the back design with cane seat. American c.1890-1895 Old Object Term: Chairs, side
Date: 1890~/1895~

[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

[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

[Sunday school pendant, five pointed bronze pin]

Description: Sunday school pendant, five pointed bronze pin, front reads "For good lessons and punctuality in sabbath school", back reads "Presented by Mrs. JHP Davis June 2, 1893". Mrs. JHP Davis was Belle Ryon Davis.
Date: June 2, 1893