Horsehair Sieve

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1806

GUSN

GUSN-309296

Description

Small sieve made of black horsehair in unpainted, bentwood frame held together with metal tacks. A horsehair band held together with string encircles the frame. Per accession notes, the sieve was made in a factory located in Oakham, Massachusetts dating to 1806.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sieves
horsehair
wood (plant material)
Tool, Food Separating
Sieve
Sieve, Hair
Sieve, Hair

Associated Building

Associated With Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Oakham, Massachusetts

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment

Dimensions

3 (H), 6 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1935.285

Date

1806 (Circa)

Places

Oakham (Worcester county, Massachusetts)