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Photos by Laura Galke and courtesy of The George Washington Foundation.  

Site: Ferry Farm 44ST174

Context: Antebellum plowzone context

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Description: Teardrop shaped handle and rounded stock.  Wire drawn with three rows of bristles in uneven rows, suggesting the holes were drilled with a bow drill.  This brush may have been used for fingernails, rather than for cleaning teeth.


Bristle Attachment: Wire drawn

Stock shape: rounded

Handle: Teardrop shaped handle and rounded stock