Fancy Small Oak Sweeper BroomMarlow Gates
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Sweeper broom with a unique twisted handle made of oak from the Blue Ridge Mountains. These broom are meant to be used. When the broom wears out, the handle may be returned to the broomaker, and the sweep will be replaced for a nominal fee.
- 46″long x 12″wide x 3″deep
- Made in NC
Small fancy sweeper broom entirely handmade in the old Appalachian mountain style by second generation broommakers, Marlow and Diana Gates. The handles are chosen with care, using only trees or saplings condemned by progress or ready for beneficial pruning. The sweep, made from the tassel of the broom corn plant, is securely tied and spread to give maximum use and years of enjoyment.