ISSUE 3  |  Storage Ideas

Domestic Science: Shaker Brooms

January 18, 2008 3:49 PM

BY Janet Hall

The Shakers are credited with inventing the first flat broom, which was an improvement on the round broom of colonial times. Handmade in the US, the brooms are as useful as they are gorgeous.

Below : Flat brooms, $31.25 to $56.25 at Shaker Workshops.

 

Below : Cobweb brooms, $27.50  at Shaker Workshops.