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Wash Basin Stand Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0486 Object Name Gaelic: English: Wash Basin Stand Object Description/History: Wooden wash hand basin stand, turned, shaped legs, low shelf (possibly for towels). Main (top) surface for wash basin... Yes 11954
Fog Horn Fog Horn made from a cows horn. Brass suspension points and a hanging strap made from elecric cable. The mouth piece carved and formed . Engraved with a hot poker "Ebenezer". User the fishing boat Ebenezer, Gravir.... Yes 16669
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33367
Flounder Line The flounder line was used to make a ground net, set on the sea bed to catch flounders and small skate. The net is plaited to stop it from getting tangled. User 14 Gravir. Yes 16701
BEAD (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: BEAD (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) (AMBER) Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33386
PIN (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) from TRAIGH NA BERIE, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: PIN (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) (COPPER ALLOY) Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33349
Creel Making Frame Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0485 Old wooden frame for making creels (baskets), seven holes along each of the four sides. Used at 5 Geshader. Location: Uig Museum Date: 19.04.04 Length: 560mm Width: 550mm Height: 55mm Yes 11955
Butter Marker Small wooden hand press with carved inlay used in the process of butter making to decorate the end product. Yes 45965
WALL from GRIDIG Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33330
Jack Plane Carpenter's Jack Plane, Beechwood. Used by John Maclennan "Scodaidh", 8 Kirkibost who was the local boat buillder. Gifted to Bernera Museum by his daughter Catherine Maclennan Yes 15956
ARROWHEAD from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: ARROWHEAD Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33368
Butter Churn Small stoneware butter churn. Yes 45947
POT from BOSTA, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Twenty-three fairly abraded sherds of pottery consisting of undecorated body sherds and one possible shoulder sherd. Found by Dr Mary Harman, June 1978 Current location: Museum... 33400
PENDANT (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: PENDANT (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) (STONE) Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33387
Pliers (type instrument) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_030 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pliers Type Instrument Object Description/History: Pliers with hammer bit forged into it - hand cut. No. "2" stamped in it. Maker/Made at: User/Used at:... Yes 11993
Ashet Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0483 A large oval dish with a bird and flower design, geese flying with surrounding flowering branch, in the centre of dish, bamboo and various flowers and small birds on the edge of dish. BERBER... Yes 11956
Hot Water Bottle Stoneware hot water bottle Yes 45966
BOWL from CAVERSTA, LEWIS Find Type: BOWL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33331
Mangle Mangle used for wringing clothes. Cream enamel steel mangle with 2 rubber rollers and handle. Three pressure settings low medium and high. Drop down platform at the back. Two clamps one on either side at base. Used by... Yes 16721
Model of boat "Mary Ann" Model of the "Mary Ann". The original "Mary Ann" was built by John Maclennan, 8 Kirkibost for his brother Angus "am Maighstear", 3 Kirkibost. The number on the boat is 1030SY. The hull is painted red and black with a... Yes 15957
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33369
Small Basket Woven basket made from Marram Grass growing on Kealasay, a small island at the back of Little Bernera. Used as a measure.Gifted by Catherine Maclennan, 8 Kirkibost, Bernera Yes 15901
Household Jug Large green, yellow and brown household jug which was probably brought back from the Mainland by girls engaged in the fishing industry. 45948
Oil Lantern Oil Lantern with galvanised top and handle. 4 glass panes (one broken). Makers name "James Mackenzie, Stornoway" on brass plate on top. User 19 Gravir. Width 15cm Height 48cm. Yes 16564
Harpoon Ships Log Used on the M.V Excel, SY566 to record the number of nautical miles covered. It was fitted underwater to the stern of the boat and clocks on the instrument relayed the information to the skipper. Brass with 3 dials on... Yes 16652
BEAKER from An Dunan, TRAIGH NAN SRUBAN Find Type: BEAKER Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33350
Peat Iron For cutting peats. Iron blade hand made with a pine shaft broken and badly infected with wood worm. User 9 Gravir. Length 134cm Width 13Cm Height 128cm. Yes 16703
CORE from BOSTA, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: CORE (QUARTZ) Full description: Possibly a quartz core, may be natural. Found by Dr Mary Harman, June 1978 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles... 33401
FISH TRAP from RUBHA NAN SIDHEAN, KIRKIBOST, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: FISH TRAP Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33388
Pincers Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_031 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pincers Object Description/History: Pincers, rounded head with grip. Has a loose rivet. Marked "7" Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh,... Yes 11994

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