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.
- 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
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