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Brush - angular fitch(?)

Brush - angular fitch(?)
Title
Brush - angular fitch(?)
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Varnished wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 x 7/16 in. (35.6 x 1.1 cm)
Description 
Yellow varnished wood handle, tapers to point. Seamed, cylindrical, metal ferrule. White bristles cut at angle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.142
Marks 
Ferrule has three rows of "///" pattern encircling base.
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group