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This was used by the lady of the house to stir the laundry when laundry day came around, notice how worn it is.

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This is similar in both looks and function to a modern grater.

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It was much more efficient to compress the tea into solid blocks than it was to ship lose leave. Once bought at the general store the block would be chipped to make tea.

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This type of coffee pot is commonly seen in photos from the Civil War period.

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Made of pine. It is primitive with one shelf and two doors. It has an old latch but more recent hinges.

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Made of yellow pine.

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Made in the shape of a flat leg and foot.

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Made of tin.

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Brown and glossy with a design of "Rebecca at the well".

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Made out of metal rings linked together like chain mail. Was found in the barn of Cherry Hill.
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