Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-12577

Description

Round wooden handle, rounded at the top with a circular hole for hanging string. Green straw bristles held to the handle by string wound tightly around the handle and a woven area of straw and string. Rustic.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
pine (wood)
straw (plant material)
string (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Pine
Straw
String
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

27.563 x 2.188 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1711