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Brush - angular fitch(?)

Object Number: 
1932.237b.142
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Varnished wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 7/16 in. (35.6 x 1.1 cm)
Marks: 
Ferrule has three rows of "///" pattern encircling base.
Description: 
Yellow varnished wood handle, tapers to point. Seamed, cylindrical, metal ferrule. White bristles cut at angle.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group