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Fireplace broom

Description

Hearth broom w/ painted yellow handle; turned handle w/ raised rings and thimble-like finial; rounded rectangular bottom w/ bristles attached.

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
Possibly horsehair
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25.5 x 6.75 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3379
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20213

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