Sieve

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2372

Description

Wooden (oak?) sieve of large round shape with two-color horsehair filler stretched and bound between two wooden (ash?) hoops. Secured with copper tacks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sieves
ash (wood)
copper (metal)
handmade
horsehair
oak (wood)
tacking
thread
Shaker (Christian sect)
thread
Oak
Ash
Horsehair
Fiddle Thread
Copper
Handmade
Tacked
Shaker
SIEVE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.392