Hearth Broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-12265

Description

Light colored bamboo shaft attaches to the straw bristles of a wound wire joint. The bristles held with three horizontal strings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
bamboo (material)
straw (plant material)
string (fiber product)
wire
bamboo (material)
Bamboo
Straw
Wire
String
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37.5 x 5.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1551