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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