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Brush - Badger hair quill blender

Object Number: 
1932.237b.1
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.
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