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Hearth brush

1986.429 (RS24987)

Description

Red-painted cylindrical shaft w/ turned round base w/ horsehair bristles. The shaft capped w/ brass finial. Shaft extends exposing a plated brass rod.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
horsehair
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
horsehair
Horsehair
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
15.75 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.429
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14377

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