Sorghum broom in assortment (euro, luxury, with a shank)
Broom — a linking of rods or branches, more used for sweeping of rooms, but sometimes and street territories
Broom — a linking of rods or branches, more used for sweeping of rooms, but sometimes and street territories. Before it was used also for cleaning of clothes, for a sprysk of linen or flowers.
Represents connected in a bunch long (usually 20 — 50 cm) stalks (rods) of a bush, grassy plant, small and long wood shavings, or synthetic rigid elastic fibers which is seldom fixed on a short shank. Venichnik were engaged in knitting and sale of brooms before . Now production of brooms is put on an industrial basis, the special grade of a sorghum — a sorghum coronal from which mass production is produced is removed. The production technology is regulated by the OST branch standard 56-31-91.
Representation was widespread among Russians that in a broom the brownie can hide, along with the broom it contacted evil spirit. At the same time the broom acted also as a charm, a subject of fortune-telling, was forbidden to lift it above the table plane. Usually the old broom (broom) was most often mentioned in ritual texts; usually it was not thrown out, and burned for Maslenitsa