Graduate student Ellie Birkhead's oddly shaped brushes each clean different items
Geege Schuman stashed this in ART
I bet kitties would like these. They're pretty nifty.
Are they art or functional or both?
Both. Excellent project exploring what is becoming a lost craft.
The craft of making brushes? Or the craft of brushing things?
Great question! The craft of making brushes, which leads to the joy of brushing.
Suggested uses varied from cleaning fluff off tights to brushing twins' hair simultaneously. One volunteer said: "I massaged the palm of my hand with it for about two hours."
Oh wow, massaging your hand with it sounds WONDERFUL.