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Fireplace Broom

Description

A "shaved" broom with rustic shaft, top pierced with a hole for hanging; a red cord holds the shavings in place.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Broom, Fireplace
brushes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/4 x 3 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.578
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10721

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