Fireplace Broom

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1900

GUSN

GUSN-10721

Description

A "shaved" broom with rustic shaft, top pierced with a hole for hanging; a red cord holds the shavings in place.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brushes
wood (plant material)
Wood
Broom, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 1/4 x 3 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.578