Hearth Broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-5625

Description

Cylindrical handle formed from sapling; bark encased; brown corn died purple at one end; leather thong at other end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
bristle
dyeing
leather
wood (plant material)
Broom Corn
Bristle
Dyed
Leather
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.907