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Hearth brush

1949.330 (RS119450)

Description

Handle: dark brown stain with acorn finial; ring turnings below. Vase and ring turned shaft terminates at domed rectangular head of clumped black bristles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
hair
pine (wood)
staining
turning (shaping process)
wild pigs
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
Boar's Hair
BRUSH
brushes
firesets
hair
Pine
pine (wood)
Stained
staining
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wild pigs
Dimensions
8.125 x 1.375 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.330
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7489

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