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Small Line Small Line in wickerwork cradle-shaped basket. The mainline is made of natural fibre and the snoods from horsehair with steel hooks. Used for haddock fishing. The handles of the basket are whipped with string.The small... Yes 15911
Oil Lamp Metal container in the shape of a small pot with spout and a detachable lid. Has a large hook for carrying or storing and a metal pin on a chain which is attached to the lamp. Inscription on the side reads 'Braimes of... Yes 45958
Ships Registration Plates Wooden registration/identification plates green painted with white and gold lettering "SY171". Length 57cm Height 9.75. Yes 16662
POT (Early Iron Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD) from HACKLETE, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: POT (Early Iron Age to Post Medieval - 800 BC to 1900 AD) (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33360
Ship's Box (First Aid) Ship's box containing First Aid materials. Box constructed of lap-jointed ply. The box has a drawer with a brass handle at the bottom and steel carrying handles either side. It has a brass lock and a cut escutcheon. The... Yes 15898
SLAG from Kneep Find Type: SLAG Full description: Two curved lumps of slag, possibly from crucible? Associated with pottery frags (WE993), two of which may be crucible frags. Found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location:... 33398
Shoe Last Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_009 Object Name Gaelic: Ceap Iarainn English: Shoe Last Object Description/History: Shoe last, cast iron. Marking on left side "5" abs "AJK". Marking on right side "6" and "RDNO.703169. Maker... Yes 11967
WALL from FLODAY Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33342
Toe Plate Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_023 Object Name Gaelic: English: Toe Plate Object Description/History: Steel plate (toe plate) with five nail holes. Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by... Yes 11986
Drinking Glass (whisky) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0138 Moulded glass, thick hexagonal stem, base is chipped in several places. Used at: 1 Enaclete. Donor Information: Angus Macdonald, 1 Enaclete Location: Uig Museum Date: 03.03.04 Height: 106... Yes 38028
Snake Stone Circular perforated stone worked by hand, and with a polished surface. The stone, used for healing, was put into water and the water was then used to bathe sore joints. The stone was found by Angus Maciver, 21 Kirkibost... Yes 15912
BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from BALALLAN, LEWIS Find Type: BALL (RITUAL) (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Full description: Carved stone ball, six knobs, type 4b Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites... 33361
SLAG from TRAIGH NA BERIE Find Type: SLAG (METAL) Full description: Six lumps of slag found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites... 33324
Wash Basin and Stand Folding wash basin and stand Steped, made of pine and painted green. Enameled iron basin grey blue speckled with white. Depression for soap plastic soak away. User 27 Gravir. Length 44cm Width 44cm Height 82cm. Yes 16714
POT from Kneep Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Four sherds of pottery, two possibly from a crucible (associated with slag fragments WE992), one decorated and one plain. Found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location... 33399
Shoemaker's Anvil Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_110 Object Name Gaelic: Greasaiche English: Shoemaker's anvil Object Description/History: Cast iron rectangular item with "AJK" AND "RDNO.70370" inscribed. Maker/Made at: User/Used at:... Yes 11968
John Smith Manuscript This book contains some of the poetry of the Earshader Bard, John Smith. The binding of the book has disintegrated and the pages are displayed in a folder. Some pages contain Biological notes, some written in pencil.... Yes 11383
GUNFLINT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD) from Mealista Find Type: GUNFLINT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD) (FLINT) Full description: Small, rectangular gunflint, February 1999 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by... 33380
WALL from LOCH MELAVAT, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33343
Shoemaker's Thread Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_024 Object Name Gaelic: English: Shoemaker's Thread Object Description/History: A hank of shoemaker's thread - grey. Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by... Yes 11987
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33362
Macehead from ARDOIL, LEWIS Find Type: Macehead Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33325
POT (Early Iron Age to Roman Iron Age - 800 BC to 400 AD) from Bostadh Find Type: POT (Early Iron Age to Roman Iron Age - 800 BC to 400 AD) (POTTERY) Full description: Body sherd with an oval boss. Thin, black, evenly fired, with very fine temper. The decoration is paralleled at Dun... 33381
WALL from ALLT LIANA STEISHAL, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33344
Cart Lamp Large metal framed oil filled lantern with glass panels on four sides, funnel and carrying handle on top, commonly used on horse drawn carts. Yes 45960
Stone Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_025 Object Name Gaelic: English: Stone Object Description/History: Stone object could have been used for smoothing leather, evidence of substance on one side. The stone is a foot shaped... Yes 11988
Jack Plane Beechwood, stamp on blade is illegible but says "Warranted" below stamp. The Jack plane was used by John Maclennan "Scodaidh", 8 Kirkibost who was the local boat builder. Gifted to Bernera Museum by his daughter... Yes 15951
Mushroom (Puffball) Dried puffball mushroom known locally as "magic mushroom". The mushroom was used medicinally by puffing the spores onto a wound.Gifted to Bernera museum by D Z Macaulay, 1 Kirkibost. Yes 15914
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Valasay Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33363
ARROWHEAD from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: ARROWHEAD Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33326

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