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Brush - Badger hair quill blender

Brush - Badger hair quill blender
Title
Brush - Badger hair quill blender
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Wood, badger hair
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 2 in. (27.6 x 5.1 cm)
Description 
Stained/lacquered wood handle tapers to a pointed end. Quill ferrule with brass wire attaches the head to handle. Badger hair? bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.1
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