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Whisk broom

Description

Whisk broom, hand-held. Straw whisks secured by three horizontal bands of stitching. Straw at top forms a small handle. Exterior of handle wrapped in wire and cotton. Tin cap at very top w/ small metal hook for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Descriptive terms
BROOM, WHISK
Straw
straw (plant material)
whisk brooms
Dimensions
11.5 x 6 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4082
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21131

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