Hearth Brush

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-4234

Description

Round turned handle with elongated acorn finial, right turned central turning; swag shaped block on end fitted through bottom with bunches of horse hair bristles; dyed blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
dyeing
horsehair
maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Horsehair
Maple
Dyed
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

21.5 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.487

Places

Possibly
Possibly