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Hearth Brush

1977.311 (RS116550)

Description

Simple turned handle screwing into elliptically-shaped bristle head; black bristles approximately 3 " in length; body painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
bristle
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
bristle
Bristle
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.311
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3991

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