Hearth brush

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-308593

Description

Hearth brush with brush composed of grass heads while handle woven in geometric designs from the grass stems and cane.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooms (maintenance tools)
grass (plant material)
Accessory, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace
Broom, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 4 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.464