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Broom

Description

Broom w/ wooden handle and straw head. Consists of straw and thin wooden reeds held together by 3 horizontal rows of stitching and fastened to handle by string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Descriptive terms
BROOM
brooms (maintenance tools)
Straw
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
51.5 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4587
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21433

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