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Hearth Broom

Description

Yellow painted rod-like handle, pierced with a hanging hole with a wide width straw broom held in place by three wire ringd. Hangin holes have a red, white & blue ribbon through it.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
straw (plant material)
wire
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
Straw
straw (plant material)
wire
Wire
Dimensions
27.5 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.440
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11104

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