Whisk broom

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-21131

Description

Whisk broom, hand-held. Straw whisks secured by three horizontal bands of stitching. Straw at top forms a small handle. Exterior of handle wrapped in wire and cotton. Tin cap at very top w/ small metal hook for hanging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whisk brooms
straw (plant material)
Straw
BROOM, WHISK

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.5 x 6 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4082