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Wine Glass

Drinking glass with a straight-sided bowl on an opaque twist stem with central threads of gold and yellow. These are rare colours. It also has a plain foot, c.1760.

Wine Glass

Drinking glass with a straight-sided bowl fluted full-length. It has an opaque twist stem and a plain foot. This item is rare, c.1760-1770.

Wooden and Glass Lace Bobbins

Lace Bobbins made from turned wood, decorated with beads. Threads used for making lace were wound round the narrow neck of the bobbin. The beads, known as 'spangles', are attached to the base with a loop ...

Wooden Box

A rectangular wooden box, painted yellow and decorated with a daisy and poppy transfer.

Wooden Box

A rectangular wooden box with a gently curving lid and a keyhole and lock at the front. The box is leather-covered with embossed floral decoration and is lined with newspaper.

Wooden Container

The use of this container is unknown and it has been identified both as a tinder box and a nutmeg holder. It is made of wood and the lid is attached to the body by a metal chain.

Wooden Darning Mushroom

This is darning mushroom is made of the very hard, dense wood of box or holly. The item to be mended, like a sock, would be stretched over the smooth 'mushroom' top and the hole darned with a needle ...

Wooden Flour Barrel

Round wooden flour barrel, bound by three hoops. The handle is held in place by wooden pins. Late 19th century 240mm diameter x 248mm

Wooden ladle

This wooden ladle is painted with a dark varnish. It is possibly Welsh, from the 19th century. Height 750mm, Width 155mm, Depth 72mm

Wooden Lemon Squeezer

Wooden lemon squeezer, amde of two 'handles' joined by a metal hinge. The shaped 'cone' on the back handle sqeezes juice from the lemon held in the hole in the other. A peforated metal bowl (now missing) ...

Wooden Pastry Brush

Pastry brush with turned wooden handle, and bristles. Early 20th century 210mm long

Wooden Pie Raisers

These were used in the making of deep sided pies. The pastry was rolled out and one of the pie raisers put in the middle. The pastry was then worked up round the sides to form a cylinder. The pie raiser ...

Wooden Pin Cushion on a clamp

Turned and polished wood, (holly or box wood) pincushion clamp. It would have been used to fix one end of a piece of fabric firmly to a table, so that it could be held taut with one hand while pinning ...

Wooden Sewing Box - interior

The box is lined with red silk and contains many compartments. The bobbins are finely carved mother of pearl. 19th century 265mm x 192mm

Wooden Sieve

Round wooden sieve, with mesh made from a stiff, coarse-weave fabric. It would have been used to sieve dry products such as flour. Early 20th century 230mm diameter x 115mm

Wooden Wool Holder

A hollow wooden sphere for containing a ball of wool. It consists of two halves, the upper half has a chequered effect decoration with three holes. A strand of wool would have been pulled through the ...

Woodwards Department Store, Leamington Spa

A black and white photograph by John Wright, 1974. It shows a window display of tableware at Woodwards Department Store, Leamington Spa 377mm x 300mm © John Wright Photography

Work Basket

This is a Senegalese work basket from West Africa. It is woven from grass that has been stained brown and black. The lid is attached to the bowl with a lengths of twisted grass.