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Hearth Brush

Description

Round wooden handle, rounded at the top with a circular hole for hanging string. Green straw bristles held to the handle by string wound tightly around the handle and a woven area of straw and string. Rustic.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
pine (wood)
straw (plant material)
string (fiber product)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Pine
pine (wood)
Straw
straw (plant material)
String
string (fiber product)
Dimensions
27.563 x 2.188 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1711
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12577

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