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Fireplace Broom

1971.934 (RS117890)

Description

Turned brass grip with eye hook at end, cylindrical handle, rectangular cover for brush head, animal hair bristles, brown gros grain ribbon tied to eye.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1935-1970
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
bristle
cloth
hair
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Bristle
bristle
BROOM, FIREPLACE
cloth
firesets
Grosgrain
Hair
hair
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
20 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.934
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5661

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