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Bootscraper
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Title: Bootscraper
Identifier: H.2.66
Donor: Miss Alma Sutherland
Item Date: 1820
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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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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