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Sieve

Description

Wooden (oak?) sieve of large round shape with two-color horsehair filler stretched and bound between two wooden (ash?) hoops. Secured with copper tacks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
copper (metal)
handmade
horsehair
oak (wood)
tacking
thread
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
Copper
copper (metal)
Fiddle Thread
handmade
Handmade
horsehair
Horsehair
Oak
Possibly ash (wood)
Possibly oak (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
SIEVE
sieves
Tacked
tacking
thread
Dimensions
4.5 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.392
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2372

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