Brush handle

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-24185

Description

Wooden shaving brush handle, shaped like a bowling pin. Handle consists of alternating strips of oak and mahogany laid together and turned. Base of handle is wood painted black. Bristles visible inside base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shaving brushes
mahogany (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Oak
Mahogany
Turned
BRUSH, SHAVING

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

3 (H), 1 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5068