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Fireplace shovel ?

1986.431 (RS24981)

Description

Sausage turned wood handle painted black w/ ring for hanging; forged metal attachment nailed to rectangular scoop w/ canted edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifact
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
SHOVEL
shovels
Slip Cast
Dimensions
16.625 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.431
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14379

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