Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3991

Description

Simple turned handle screwing into elliptically-shaped bristle head; black bristles approximately 3 " in length; body painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
bristle
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Bristle
Painted
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

6.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.311

Places

Probably