Brush

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-197841

Description

Long wooden handle brush with painted bristles. The bristles are a tan color but the ends are slightly blackened. The handle is scratched up by the bristles and has black marks going all the way up the handle. The handle has a spindle look to it and looks to have been stained at one point. The handle has a few inscriptions on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brushes: maintenance tools
primary wood
bristle
Brush

Inscription

"6" (On one side of the handle etched and stain is removed)
"ADAMS [illegible might be a backwards S] (On one side of the handle and stain has been removed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2514