*Our brooms are hand made using antique equipment.
*We use 100% broomcorn in our brooms (no cheap fillers).
*Natural (tan color) broomcorn is used.
*These brooms are as historically correct as we have been able to research.
*Dates are from pre-1800 to 1960. For present day brooms, see 'Broom' page.
Early Shaker (1790-1842) is made using raw broomcorn stems for outer coat, broomcorn is attached with wire covered with linen. Blunt cut finish of broomcorn on handle. Flat broom. Has slim shoulders. 3 rows of waxed linen stitching. Blunt cut tips. #HB-206 $62.00
Shaker (1842-1870) has hurl for outer coat, slim shoulders. Broomcorn is attached with wire (add $2.00 for linen covering wire). Blunt cut finish of broomcorn on handle. Flat broom. Has slim shoulders. 3 rows of waxed linen stitching. Blunt cut tips. #HB-207 $58.00
Shaker Style (1870-1960) is very similar to today's broom, stitched with 4 rows of waxed linen. Blunt cut tips. Old broom label on handle, no tag. Parlor finish of broomcorn on handle.# HB-208 $56.00 Add $2.00 for linen cover on wire.
Whisk Round (pre 1800) simple round. #HB-209 $20.00
Whisk Shaker (1850-1930) hurl handle with plush cap. #HB-211 $24.00
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