Brush - bristles damaged

Object Number: 
1932.237b.166
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 1/4 in. (33 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Stained wood handle, dark discoloration throughout, tapers minimally to end, curves in at ferrule. Seamed conical metal ferrule covered in pigment. Sable(?) 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