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Hearth brush

Description

Hearth brush with brush composed of grass heads while handle woven in geometric designs from the grass stems and cane.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
grass (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace
brooms (maintenance tools)
grass (plant material)
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 4 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.464
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308593

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