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Fireplace brush

1998.404 (RS22940)

Description

Wooden fireplace brush painted black. Turned handle connects to base piece. Broom made of horsehair. Rope at top for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
horsehair
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
horsehair
Horsehair
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21.75 x 7 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.404
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18368

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