Hearth brush

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-308165

Description

Broom straw hearth brush. Handle made of broom straw woven together with rope and red string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

28 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.471