A besom, or brush with a long handle, for sweeping floors, etc.

Broom

A besom, or brush with a long handle, for sweeping floors, etc.

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibres attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. It is commonly used in combination with a dustpan.

Broom Head

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibres attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical…

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibers attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. It is commonly used in combination with a dustpan.

Combination Whisk Broom

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibers attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical…

A group of deciduous shrubs that are adapted to dry conditions.

Common Broom

A group of deciduous shrubs that are adapted to dry conditions.

"Branch of Common Broom. a.-- Flowering Branch. Broom, a peculiar name which includes several allied genera of plants distinguished by leguminous fruit and papilionaceous flowers." -Vaughan, 1906

Common Broom

"Branch of Common Broom. a.-- Flowering Branch. Broom, a peculiar name which includes several allied…

A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

Sweeping Broom

A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

A hairbrush is a stick brush with rigid bristles used in hair care for brushing, styling, and detangling human hair, or for brushing a domestic animal's fur.

Stripped Brush Back

A hairbrush is a stick brush with rigid bristles used in hair care for brushing, styling, and detangling…

A brush broom used for sprinkling baking-powder.

Brush Broom

A brush broom used for sprinkling baking-powder.

"A dustless brush. The back of the brush is hollow and is filled with kerosene, which slowly trickles down and keeps the bristles moist while the sweeping is being done." — Ritchie, 1918

Dustless brush

"A dustless brush. The back of the brush is hollow and is filled with kerosene, which slowly trickles…

A dust beater is a cleaning utensil, commonly used in combination with a broom. The dust beater may appear to be a type of flat scoop.

Dust Beater

A dust beater is a cleaning utensil, commonly used in combination with a broom. The dust beater may…

Girl sweeping floor in silhouette.

Girl sweeping floor

Girl sweeping floor in silhouette.

This is a combination scrubber and mop for both household and industrial cleaning.

Combined Scrubber and Mop

This is a combination scrubber and mop for both household and industrial cleaning.

A South American Palm.

Piassava

A South American Palm.

A group of birds of the order <em>Rasores</em>, settled around a farmyard scene.

Rasores

A group of birds of the order Rasores, settled around a farmyard scene.

An illustration of an elderly sweeping the floor.

Elderly Woman Sweeping

An illustration of an elderly sweeping the floor.

"House cleaning day"

Women's Suffrage cartoon

"House cleaning day"