Hearth brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1910-1959

GUSN

GUSN-307599

Description

Broom straw hearth brush. Brush of split straw, woven at top with white string. Carved, twisted wood handle with wood link to suspend brush.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooms (maintenance tools)
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
twine
Accessory, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace

Associated Building

Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

21 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.405