Vintage-Inspired French Armoire Brush
Your cleaning comrade in arm...oire.
For 60 years, Andrée 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.
You’ve upgraded from dorm-room furniture—isn’t it time to upgrade your cleaning tools, too? Go after those dust bunnies in style! This brush, part of the Tradition series of cleaning tools, features horsehair bristles for gentle cleaning that will leave surfaces bright and unscratched. It’s slightly angled for those hard-to-reach corners, tall ledges, and ridges where dust collects and hides. And if you already have a handle from another Andrée Jardin design, you can purchase the Armoire Brush head separately.
Photography by Rocky Luten
Details & Materials -
Beech wood with goat hair fibers.
Brush is 16"L x 4"W and handle is 51" L x 1.125" in diameter with 3" L leather loop for hanging
Care & Notes
Spot clean as necessary; hang brush head down when not in use.
As the handle and brush head are not attached, some assembly is required. To assemble the broom, insert the handle (which is not threaded) firmly into the threaded opening on the broom head. When the handle goes no further, apply pressure and twist clockwise. The grooves in the broom head will mold to the broom handle and create a secure fit.
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