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Hearth brush

1949.401 (RS119520)

Description

Turned wood shaft with acorn finial. String around finial for hanging. Shaft has vase- shaped terminus at join to oval, domed bristle head. Blue clumped bristles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
hair
turning (shaping process)
wild pigs
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
Boar's Hair
BRUSH
brushes
firesets
hair
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wild pigs
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21.625 x 7.875 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.401
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7687

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