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Brush handle

Description

Wooden shaving brush handle, shaped like a bowling pin. Handle consists of alternating strips of oak and mahogany laid together and turned. Base of handle is wood painted black. Bristles visible inside base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BRUSH, SHAVING
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Oak
oak (wood)
shaving brushes
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
3 (H), 1 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5068
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24185

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