Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2327

Description

Rustic (crudely)-carved handle with mushroom-like knop. Splint broom held by string. Natural finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Carved
Broom
Broom, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

15 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.335