Hearth Broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11231

Description

Turned natural wood handle with coiled wire at the apex of straw; wire woven with straw below coil neck; straw is gathered with string below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
straw (plant material)
wire
wood (plant material)
Wood
Wire
Straw
Broom, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

27 x 8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.402