Sweetgrass comb, ca. 1900

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Sweetgrass is harvested by pulling the grass one strand at a time from the marsh. The grass is bundled and hung out to dry.

The comb is used to remove the chaff. The grass polishes the comb.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sweetgrass comb, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 5723
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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