Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-11976

Description

A broad brush attached to a wooden base that is encased in brass. The wrought iron shaft is painted black and the brass finial has a hook.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
brass (alloy)
hair
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Hair
Brass
Iron
Wrought
Painted
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

5.75 x 19.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1684