Skip to content

Search Collections

Corn husk rope

Description

Braided rope made from corn husks, in 21 sections of varying lengths. While the body of the rope is tightly braided, the ends of the husks protrude as tassels from the rope.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
braiding
corn (seed)
husk (plant material)
Object type
Multiple Use Artifact
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Braided
braiding
corn (seed)
Corn husk
husk (plant material)
ROPE
Dimensions
4.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2665
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22574

Comments