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Fireplace Broom

1977.869 (RS116701)

Description

Hearth brush with ring and ball turned handle terminating in an acorn like finial; horsehair bristles.

Details

Maker
Adams (Maker)
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Impressed in wood below top turnings, ""ADAMS trademark 518.""
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
horsehair
rosewood (wood)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BROOM, FIREPLACE
firesets
Horsehair
horsehair
Possibly rosewood (wood)
Rosewood
Dimensions
22.5 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.869
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4768

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