|Description: A metal bootscraper. The top portion has flat sides and an edge on the top. The sides are rounded and curve downward to a circle in which nails or screws can be inserted for fastening. It is painted grey. |
The bootscraper was hand-made by a blacksmith, c 1820. It would have likely been placed by a door and used to clean mud or dirt off one's shoes before entering a room from the outside.
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