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Site: 18MO609 Jackson Homestead

Context: (1870-1915), Lot 344 

Mean Date Range: 1839-1848

Date Range based on type: 1820-1864

Mattick (2010) Type: Virginia Type

Description: Oval handle with beveled square end. Guidelines used to help position bristle holes are visible on the stock of this brush running along the rows. This suggests that the brush was manufactured before machinery began to be used for drilling, sometime between 1869 and 1874 (Mattick 2010:10, 59).

Cranking: Convex

Bristle Attachment: Trepanned

Stock shape: Tapered

Handle: Oval handle with beveled square end