Diminutive Shaker Broom

A rare, small example of the type of broom manufactured by most of the Shaker communities, (the invention of the flat broom has been generally credited to the Shakers).

This example was acquired at Canterbury, NH.

Pine, broomcorn, wire and cotton thread.
Circa 1860.
L. 43”

Exhibited: Canterbury Shaker Village 2011-2013.

Price:  $1,250.


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