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Hearth brush

Description

Broom straw hearth brush. Handle made of broom straw woven together with rope and red string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
twine
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace
brooms (maintenance tools)
straw (plant material)
twine
Dimensions
28 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.471
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308165

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