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Hearth Broom

1971.1551 (RS118254)

Description

Light colored bamboo shaft attaches to the straw bristles of a wound wire joint. The bristles held with three horizontal strings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bamboo (material)
straw (plant material)
string (fiber product)
wire
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Straw
straw (plant material)
String
string (fiber product)
wire
Wire
Dimensions
37.5 x 5.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1551
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12265

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