Whisk broom

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-21240

Description

Whisk broom, hand-held. Straw secured by three horizontal stitchings near top. Straw gathered at top to form handle. Handle secured by wire. Tin cap at very top w/ hook for hanging. Cotton covering stitched over half of broom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whisk brooms
straw (plant material)
Straw
BROOM, WHISK

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15.5 x 6.75 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4182