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Casas Grandes Jar

Description: Casas Grandes jar in the Ramos Polychrome style which balances red and black solid parts and liner elements. A few pieces of the rim and below the shoulder are cracked and/or missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Ax Head

Description: Iron ax head with a broad cutting edge and a hollow opening at the base to allow for the missing handle. The iron is slightly rusted all over.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Anasazi Bowl

Description: Anasazi bowl in a white to light gray color with three hatched triangles on the interior. The outside of the bowl is a dark brown color with marks radiating from several vertical lines.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Blacksmith Tongs

Description: Iron blacksmith tongs that are hinged at the top with a short jaw.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Corn Husk Broom

Description: Scrubbing broom with a handle made by threading corn husks through holes in a wooden block.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Native American Pipe

Description: Native American smoking pipe made from wood with a metal pipe bowl. The bottom side of the pipe has been stained red.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Dedication Stone

Description: Pinkish stone engraved with this message: “Dedicated to the -- Pioneers of West Tex. -- By Seniors 27.” The edges of the stone are not smooth, and a piece appears to be missing from the top.
Date: 1927
Partner: McMurry University Library

Two Handle Draw Knife

Description: Vintage draw knife with two wooden handles and a straight blade that is slightly rusty.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Log Splitting Wedge

Description: Iron log splitting wedge with a slight curl on the hammer end.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Fluting Iron

Description: Fluting iron used to press clothing, specifically those with pleats, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The machine is iron, with brass rollers and a wooden handle.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Blacksmith Pliers

Description: Iron blacksmith pliers that are hinged with a box joint.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Ox Shoes

Description: Ox shoes mounted to a block of wood below a description of where the shoes were found and a history of oxen use in the mining industry.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Beaded Pouch

Description: Long leather pouch with fringe and beaded details and a thin shoulder strap. The beading includes a repeating yellow, green, and black triangle pattern surrounded by blue.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Wooden Log Splitting Wedge

Description: Wooden log splitting wedge that is eroded at the hammer end and the sides. The striking head has a large vertical crack up the wedge.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Saber

Description: Saber with a narrow blade and an arched guard to cover the hand. Both the blade and handle are of the same metal, all slightly rusted.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Ax Head

Description: Iron ax head with a broad cutting edge and a hollow opening at the base to allow for the missing handle. The iron is slightly rusted all over.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Hand Adze

Description: Hand adze used for woodworking with a dull cutting edge.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Buggy Wrench

Description: Hub wrench used for a horse-drawn wagon. The handle is slightly bent about a third of the way down from the open end.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

Grocery Slicer

Description: J. M. Radford Grocery Co. (Abilene, Tex.) manual slicer with a handle that lifts a vertical blade. The machine includes identifying information debossed on the metal compartment where the blade is hidden when the handle is lifted.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library