The one time that split ends are a good thing. Fabulously soft and supple, the split horsehair is ideal for gathering up all kinds of fine dusts (hello, hairs, bunnies, woodstove ash etc.) from difficult to reach corners. The sustainably sourced horsehair is supremely soft and actually seems to somehow magically lift dust away from crevices. Broom head comes off for easy washing and/or hand brooming in the style of My Friend Flicka. 11 3/4" x 4 1/2'