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Hearth Brush

1977.486 (RS116699)

Description

Blocked head with red horse hair bristles set into block; handle in baluster and ring turned with acorn finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1899
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
horsehair
maple (wood)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
horsehair
Horsehair
Maple
maple (wood)
Dimensions
6.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.486
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4233

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