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

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.578