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Brush - bristles damaged

Object Number: 
1932.237b.178
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 3/16 in. (32.4 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Stained wood handle, tapers slightly to end. Conical, seamed, copper ferrule, covered in pigment. Sable(?) bristles, damaged.
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