Brush - filbert

Brush - filbert
Title
Brush - filbert
Date 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 x 1/2 in. (33 x 1.3 cm)
Description 
Reddish-brown stained wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Cylidrical, seamed metal ferrule with "////" pattern inscribed in a band around base. White bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.78
Marks 
Stamped "F. W. DEVOE & CO." and "5" on handle.
Gallery Label 
Devoe did not begin making brushes until the late 1870s. The company became F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds in 1890.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group