Wood Tag

  • Object: Loom

    Object: Loom

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: WDICT I-0230a Back-strap Loom Latin American Mexico Date: 20th century Materials: Wood, textile   Weaving has been a valuable art practiced around the world for thousands of years, across many cultures. Although now widely replaced with mass production [...]

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  • Object: Model ship

    Object: Model ship

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0047a Norwegian American United States Date: 20th century Materials: Wood, cloth, paint Photo via: ESONET/EMSO   This model is a representation of the Norwegian immigrant boat ‘Restauration,’ other names for the boat include ‘Restoration’, ‘Restaurasjonen’ and ‘Restorasjon.’ This model was [...]

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  • Object: Surveying equipment

    Object: Surveying equipment

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0392f Surveying Equipment Queen and Company American Philadelphia, PA Date: 1893 Materials: Metal, wood, glass, ivory This survey instrument was made by Queen and Company in 1893. The instrument includes a transit, plum-bob, compass, scale and wood and ivory leveling [...]

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  • Object: Shotgun

    Object: Shotgun

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0051a Shotgun Designed by John F. Browning, manufactured by Remington American New York Date: 1911-1948 Materials: Metal, wood Photo via: Dave Coustan, HowStuffWorks.com This Remington model 11 shotgun was produced from 1911 to 1948 and was one of the first [...]

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  • Object: Statuette

    Object: Statuette

    Sep 25, 2018

    Photo via: Wikimedia Commons I-0008c Statuette of Saint Michael Catholic Guatemala (?) Date: 20th century Materials: Wood Michael the Archangel is primarily celebrated and revered in three religions in Texas and across the world: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. He is [...]

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  • Object: Guitar

    Object: Guitar

    Sep 25, 2018

    I-0001a Guitar Kay Musical Instrument Company African American Illinois Date: ca. 1951 Materials: Wood, plastic & metal Map via: http://www.BestPlaces.net This semi-acoustic guitar was formerly owned by Sam Lightnin’ Hopkins and originally manufactured by Kay Musical Instrument Company during the [...]

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