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Whisk broom

1998.405 (RS22941)

Description

Whisk broom w/ wooden handle. Dyed pink straw attached to handle by nails and string. Leather strap for hanging at top.

Details

Maker
Berea College (Maker)
Date
1910-1940
Inscriptions
Sewn at base of handle: ""BEREA COLLEGE/ STUDENT INDUSTRY/ BEREA, KENTUCKY""
Location of origin
Berea, KY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Kentucky (United States)
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
BROOM, WHISK
Straw
straw (plant material)
whisk brooms
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.405
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18369

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