Fireplace broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-20213

Description

Hearth broom w/ painted yellow handle; turned handle w/ raised rings and thimble-like finial; rounded rectangular bottom w/ bristles attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
horsehair
wood (plant material)
Horsehair
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25.5 x 6.75 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3379