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Hearth Brush

Description

Rustic (crudely)-carved handle with mushroom-like knop. Splint broom held by string. Natural finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Broom
Broom, Fireplace
Carved
carving (processes)
firesets
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.335
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2327

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