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Beater, Rug

Rug beater bearing label of Levi Shaw, North Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

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New York, Mount Lebanon

Rug beater with a turned wood handle. The handle has a brass ferrule. Into the end of the handle two ends of a metal wire are inserted. The wire is bent into a spring near the handle. The two ends of the wire cross after an 1 1/2" and form a tear-drop shape.

New York Mount Lebanon North Family

New York Mount Lebanon North Family

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Shaker Museum Beater, Rug. Accessed on February 22, 2024

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.