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Hearth Broom

1971.907 (RS117878)

Description

Cylindrical handle formed from sapling; bark encased; brown corn died purple at one end; leather thong at other end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bristle
dyeing
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Bristle
bristle
Broom Corn
BROOM, FIREPLACE
Dyed
dyeing
firesets
leather
Leather
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1971.907
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5625

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