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Whisk broom

Description

Whisk broom, hand-held. Straw secured by three horizontal stitchings near top. Straw gathered at top to form handle. Handle secured by wire. Tin cap at very top w/ hook for hanging. Cotton covering stitched over half of broom.

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
15.5 x 6.75 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4182
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21240

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