wood

c. 1920

Figures. Description: 3 men, 2 clowns. (J. Handley, 1991) Characters made by A. Schoenhut, USA. Wood painted figures with clothes. Used as accessories to the "Humpty Dumpty Circus." a...

Cigar Store Indian. Description: A. Cigar store indian; female; carved wood; on square wood base which is on double metal casters. Figure has been painted numerous times; currently she has a red...

1810 - 1840

Mortar. Description: wooden, Mexican colonial.

collected April 18-28, 1914

Bow, sinew back; quiver; 4 arrows. Bow with painted designs; fox skin quiver; arrows with wood points

"Bows and arrows collected from the Pomo are nearly non-existant in museum collections...

Bow and 13 arrows. 4 arrows with stone points, 9 pointless

"Very well made yew wood, sinew backed bow with brain tanned buckskin wrapping at grip. Arrows are also very well made; fletched...

Net with hoop and pair poles

"Karok fishing net; type used attached to long pole. Net made of iris fiber." (G. Blake, 9/95)

ca. 1900

Model of sailing vessel. Description: Model of the "Young America" a clipper ship built for trade from N.Y. to San Francisco. Built in New York, N.Y. Launched 4/30/1853. History: The...

Rolling pin, carved out of one piece of wood.

From the History Information Station:

History: The rolling pin was one of a pioneer woman's most important tools, for she did all her...

Wooden spoon; worn on the end

Bucket. Description: Staved wooden bucket, large.

Household water bucket of wooden slats bound with iron ring. The bucket always had some water in it to keep the slats expanded. If the...

Wooden scoop. Description: Wooden scoop or paddle (butter-worker).

From the History Information Station:

This paddle, probably homemade, was used to beat the excess water out of...

Chopping board. Description: Wooden chopping board.

mid 19th century

Table. Description: Pine table with round top, drop leaves, and heavy turned legs.

History: Probably made in California.

From the History Information Station:

The kitchen...

Lemon squeezer. Description: Hinged wooden lemon squeezer.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Lemon squeezer, factory made.

History: Lemon juice was a common...

Container/lid. Description: Wooden flour firkin with cover. Red with gray.

a: Box.

b: Lid.

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Bread, biscuits, pies, cakes, crackers...

Crock churn. Description: Stoneware churn with brown slip glaze, dark brownware base, wooden top. Wooden lid with hole, and dasher.

a: Crock churn.

b: Dark brownware base.

c:...

Kitchen utensil. Description: Wooden masher, for vegetables and potatoes.

Faro set. Description:

a. game board, rectangular with curved ends, green felt over wood, leather strap wraps around side held firmly with set screws. 13 card positions painted with...

Faro set. Description:

a. game board, rectangular with curved ends, green felt over wood, leather strap wraps around side held firmly with set screws. 13 card positions painted with...

late 19th c.

Barrel (cracker?). Description: wooden staves, are marked "WRA Auburn," held in place by 2 wooden hoops at top, one op center, and one at bottom. Part of top clipped. From Newcastle.

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late 19th c.

Wall box. Description: two holes for hanging; one partition in compartment; pine, round nail construction and made from wood labeled on back "Quong---Penryn," Newcastle Penryn Chinese. Wall-...

Two simple wooden straight chairs with woven rawhide seats.

From the History Information Station:

Wooden chair, once painted green, with seat of rawhide. Probably manufactured in...

Two simple wooden straight chairs with woven rawhide seats.

From the History Information Station:

Wooden chair, once painted green, with seat of rawhide. Probably manufactured in...

Dough bowl. Description: wooden dough bowl.

From the History Information Station:

Bread was a staple food of frontier life, and housewives made all their bread at home. This large...

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