Brush, stove blacking; CT81.1504d


Brush, stove blacking

About this object

Stove blacking brush; a long brush with pointed ends. Made with natural bristles, with a wooden backing and handle.

Also known as a black lead brush, used to apply polish to the kitchen range. This stopped it from rusting and made it shine.

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
organic, animal, hair


h 80mm x l 260mm x w 65mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, building operation and housekeeping

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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