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Glass flip

Description: Eighteenth century Stiegel type paneled glass flip; with copper wheel engraving in vesica and dot design; rough pontil mark; 18th c.
Date: 1700~/1799~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Aynsley bone china coffee cup]

Description: Aynsley bone china est. 1775 1 coffee cup large pink flower with smaller blue and purple flower on one side, other side has a pink flower with a blue flower the same size
Date: 1775~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aynsley bone china saucer]

Description: Aynsley bone china c. 1775 1 saucer large pink flower with smaller blue and purple flower on one side, other side has a pink flower with a blue flower the same size
Date: 1775~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Gun barrel marked G. Harmon on plate]

Description: Gun barrel marked G. Harmon on plate. Found by Homer Sharp near Rocky Falls on the Randal Jones Homesite .50 caliber.
Date: 1790/1840
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

"Bride's bottle"

Description: Clear blown glass frug or cordial bottle with enamel decoration; Steigel type, 18th to early 19th century, pewter collar, slightly lavender tint to glass
Date: 1800~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Printing type

Description: Several hundred pieces of 19th century lead printing type, including spacers, from Brenham Banner Press office
Date: 1800~/1899~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Metal button

Description: Metal military button with eagle and shield design similar to U.S. Infantry officers, 1815-1821; eyehook on back
Date: 1815~/1821~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Plain weave sampler with silk embroidery, floral border, floral motifs, and poem. Text: "In Sharon's lovely Rose, Immortal beauties/ shine; Its sweet refreshing fragrance shows;/ Its origin divine./ Pleasure is a Rose, near which there ever grows/ the thorn of evil; It is wisdom's work so carefully/ to cull the Rose, as to avoid the thorn, and let its/ rich perfume exhale to heaven in grateful adoration/ of Him who gave the Rose to blow./ Mary Louise Brown, November 2nd 1829."
Date: November 2, 1829
Creator: Brown, Mary Louisa
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pap boat

Description: Porcelain pap boat with blue willow transferprinted design
Date: 1830~/1860~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Republic of Texas One-Dollar Bill

Description: Paper bill representing one dollar ($1), printed by the Republic of Texas. There are engraved images of a Native American man holding a bow on the left side and a seated woman at the top. Text says "The Treasurer of the Republic of Texas Will pay One Dollar in [...] Notes in the Government when presented at the Treasury [...] act of Congress, Austin."
Date: 1836/1846
Creator: Texas. Treasury Department.
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Spillholders

Description: Pair of clear pressed glass spillholders with ground off pontil mark; design has strawberry diamonds and a large diamond with punty; some mold roughness; may be a Sandwich pattern
Date: 1840~/1860~
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

Campaign ribbon

Description: James K. Polk/George M. Dallas campaign ribbon; political campaign in which annexation of Texas was an issue
Date: 1844~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Colquitt Spoon

Description: Actual spoon belonging to Alice M. Colquitt, wife of Robert K. Colquitt. They had a large ranch in Presidio County. "A.M. Colquitt" is engraved on the back of the handle. 1847 Roger Bros. 12 stamped on the back of the handle as well.
Date: 1847
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bonnet

Description: White lace cap made by Mrs. Anson Jones for her son, Cromwell Anson Jones, b. 1849, Barrington
Date: 1849
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Dress

Description: Embroidered baby dress with some open work made by Mrs. Anson Jones for her son, Cromwell Anson Jones, b.1849, Barrington
Date: 1849
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Notice of sale of Samuel P. Brown property, deceased; 465 1/6 acres, slave woman and child.
Date: February 1, 1859
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park