Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1899

GUSN

GUSN-4233

Description

Blocked head with red horse hair bristles set into block; handle in baluster and ring turned with acorn finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
horsehair
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Maple
Horsehair
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

6.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.486

Places

Possibly
Possibly