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[One of a pair of gold cuff links]

Description: One of a pair of gold cuff links. It is rectangular with intricate engravings across the front. The matching cuff link for this pair is missing.
Date: unknown

[Gold tie clasp]

Description: 14K gold tie clasp. It is oval with intricate detailing around the perimeter. Found inside 2000.085.043
Date: unknown

[One of a pair of gold cuff links]

Description: One of a pair of gold cuff links. It is rectangular with intricate engravings across the front. The matching cuff link for this pair is missing.
Date: unknown

[Buffalo yearling horn]

Description: Label attached states: "Buffalo Yearling Horn presented to Big Foot Wallace.". Horn has a greenish, yellow hue to it.
Date: unknown

[Silver needle attached to "Walco Bead Co." card]

Description: Long, silver needle attached to a card that reads: "Walco Bead Co. Importers of BEADS and NOVELTIES 37 WEST 37th ST. New York Walco TILE-CRAFT CORD (Special Tested Quality) 20 Yards"
Date: unknown

[Child's black leather lace-up boot]

Description: Child's black leather lace-up boot. It has eighteen eyelets with the brown shoes string laced in boot. Label attached to boot states: "Shoe and Stocking made at home in 1862, during the War in Charlottesville, Virginia."
Date: unknown

[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

[Pair of beaded moccasins]

Description: Pair of heavily beaded moccasins. Baby blue, navy, yellow, red and white beads cover the top and along the edges of the moccasins. Label attached states: "Moccasins worn by Sp___ (Spiked?) Tail, a ____ chief."
Date: unknown

[Leather glove with bead design on it]

Description: Left glove of a pair of leather gloves. Leather cuff attached to glove is edged with red fabric, while interior is lined with a neutral plaid fabric. Turqoise and white string hangs off left side. On top of glove is a traditional Native American design using blue, two shades of red, white, green and yellow beads. On each sheath is a traditional design. On alternating fingers, the design uses either blue, yellow, and red beads or green, red and light blue beads. The thumb is not decorated.
Date: unknown

[Buffalo Bull's Horn]

Description: Buffalo Bull's Horn decorated with beaded buckskin along the opening and blue beads along the edge of the opening. Label states: "Given to FMO Fenn April 21, 1883 by W.A. "Bigfoot" Wallace;" presented to J.H.P. Davis for his birthday, January 11, 1919. (Label missing 10/11/2000)
Date: unknown

[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

[Silver pocket watch owned by JHP Davis]

Description: Silver pocket watch owned by JHP Davis. Some of Davis's cattle brands are inscribed on the covers of the watch. The front cover is inscribed with the "JHD" brand, the back cover with the "Umbrella J" brand. Both covers are elaborately engraved. The face of the watch bears the mark of the "ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH CO." Time is demarcated with roman numerals, with a secondary, smaller hand marking off seconds.
Date: unknown

[Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag]

Description: Elongated, rectangular buckskin beaded Indian bag. Blue and white beads line all four edges. Directly next to the edge, but on the face of the purse is a row of green beads, four beads deep with a traditional Native American design using red, white and blue beads dividing the line of green beads. Purple and yellow quill work is in horizontal rows across the front of the purse. Yellow and beige decoration, believed to be made with porcupine quills, on front of purse. A string of yellow beads is used for the strap, and leather fringe is at bottom of purse.
Date: unknown

[A burned piece of wood]

Description: Piece of wood that is smooth on one side and natural on the other. Wood is burned on natural side of at one end.
Date: unknown

[Small sword inside of a sword holder]

Description: Small sword inside of a sword holder. On handle of the sword is a small diamond with a small crest of an unknown organization attached to the handle.
Date: unknown

[Burgundy leather wallet]

Description: Burgundy leather wallet. It has six different sections on the interior, separating compartments by "1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50" dollar bills.
Date: unknown

[Silver pocket watch]

Description: Silver pocket watch with no engravings. There is not a front cover. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and there is a separate dial for the second hand. Watch made by "INGERSOLL JUNIOR" as printed on watch face. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and there is a separate dial for the second hand.
Date: unknown