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Brush - badger hair blender

Object Number: 
1932.237b.3
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, badger hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. (26 x 2.9 cm)
Description: 
Raw? wood handel, rounded at base of head, tapers to a point along handel. Seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. Badger hair? bristles.
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