The brush used for sprinkling is an aspergill (aspergillum), or aspersoir, and the vessel for this water an aspersorium.
On this table were a silver crucifix, a vase filled with holy water, and an aspergillum.
We have already mentioned an ancient Christian fresco in which an aspergillum is represented.
A portion of the cylindrical stem of a flabellum or aspergillum, probably French of the twelfth century, is in the British Museum.
He is attended by a minister with a vase of holy water, an aspergillum and a copy of the Rituale or missal.