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Hearth Brush

1971.1684 (RS118362)

Description

A broad brush attached to a wooden base that is encased in brass. The wrought iron shaft is painted black and the brass finial has a hook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
hair
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Hair
hair
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
5.75 x 19.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1684
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11976

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