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Brush - bristles damaged

Brush - bristles damaged
Title
Brush - bristles damaged
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.166
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