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Hearth brush

Description

Broom straw hearth brush. Brush of split straw, woven at top with white string. Carved, twisted wood handle with wood link to suspend brush.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1910-1959
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
twine
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace
brooms (maintenance tools)
straw (plant material)
twine
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.405
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
307599

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