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Horsehair Sieve

1935.285 (RS221258)

Description

Small sieve made of black horsehair in unpainted, bentwood frame held together with metal tacks. A horsehair band held together with string encircles the frame. Per accession notes, the sieve was made in a factory located in Oakham, Massachusetts dating to 1806.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1806
Circa
Location of origin
Oakham, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Associated With Fowler House Main House.
Material
horsehair
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment
Places
Oakham (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
horsehair
Sieve
Sieve, Hair
sieves
Tool, Food Separating
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.285
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
309296

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