Hearth Broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11104

Description

Yellow painted rod-like handle, pierced with a hanging hole with a wide width straw broom held in place by three wire ringd. Hangin holes have a red, white & blue ribbon through it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
wire
straw (plant material)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Straw
Pine
Wire
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

27.5 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.440