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

Dimensions

6.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.311