Creosote ball ?

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-23058

Description

Creosote ball for burning out moths; long wooden handle w/ metal hook and steel balled cage connected to hook; charred ball inside cage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

balls (object genres)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Steel
BALL, CREOSOTE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

57 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2808