Whisk Broom

Whisk Broom

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Broom, Whisk
date made
1880 - 1910
place made
United States: Connecticut, Deep River
Physical Description
ivory (handle material)
metal, plated (ferrule material)
broom corn (bristles material)
cotton (binding; hanging loop material)
Measurements
average spatial: 14.5 cm x 26 cm; x 5 11/16 in x 10 1/4 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 10 3/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 26.3525 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1989.0114.11
catalog number
1989.0114.11
accession number
1989.0114
Credit Line
Pratt-Read Corporation
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
Cleaning
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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