Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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escobilla (whisk broom)
  • Zapotec peoples
  • escobilla (whisk broom), 1989
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • plant fiber, wire
  • Object Length/Diameter: 17 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 6 11/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5267

The small hand broom is made from plant fiber, doubled over and bound at the folded end and middle with green wire.