Hearth brush

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7687

Description

Turned wood shaft with acorn finial. String around finial for hanging. Shaft has vase- shaped terminus at join to oval, domed bristle head. Blue clumped bristles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brushes
firesets
hair
wild pigs
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
acorn
Boar's Hair
Turned
Acorn
BRUSH

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

21.625 x 7.875 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.401