Vintage-Inspired French Duster
$36–$50 + $10 shipping surcharge
+ $ shipping surcharge
Light as a feather.
For 60 years, Andree Jardin has been making beautiful wood brushes in Brittany, France. Jardin’s husband, George-René Julio, was an apprentice to a brush-maker in Nantes and with his know-how, the pair opened up their factory in 1947. With the advent of plastic, traditional brush-making techniques fell by the wayside, so these brooms and dusters are some of the only high-quality options made in the old-school way—using horsehair and silk bristles, and sturdy wood handles. We love that they’ve maintained their traditional beauty while incorporating modern, whimsical design touches.
The tres chic way to clean: a classic French feather duster! Run the lush ostrich feathers over glassware, window sills, and baseboards for a quick dust up, and hang the duster on the wall for all to see when you’re done. You can purchase the head without the handle if you already have one from another Andree Jardin design.
Some assembly required. See Care & Notes for details.
Photography by Rocky Luten, Julia Gartland
Details & Materials -
Ostrich feathers, beech wood, stainless steel wire
Head is 13.25" L x 11" W, handle is 51" L x 1.125" in diameter with a 3" L leather loop for hanging.
Care & Notes -
Spot clean as necessary; hang feathers down when not in use.
As the handle and duster head are not attached, some assembly is required. To assemble the duster, insert the handle (which is not threaded) firmly into the threaded opening on the duster head. When the handle goes no further, apply pressure and twist clockwise. The grooves in the duster head will mold to the handle and create a secure fit.
Meet the Maker
We'd all like to add a little French style to our lives, wouldn't we? Kiss That Frog is just the place to start. They import French kitchenware and home decor, and they only source the best and the most beautiful. For that we say "merci".View Full Profile
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