Herkules Antique Rug Beater A wonderful old Shaker style antique wood handled Herkules looped wire rug beater is up for sale. Antique rug beaters are heavy duty and have twisted braids. Many old Maine farm houses have these rug beaters due to dirt roads and sweeping winds from the gardens. This antique rug beater is very sturdy and has a lot of life left which would also look great for decoration. Rug beaters make great farm house decor items.
It is in great antique condition with no rust, however, has a fair bit of cream paint over-spray on the handle. They are typically made in Germany.
It is 22" long by 7" wide.
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