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Brush - filbert

Brush - filbert
Title
Brush - filbert
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 1/4 in. (30.5 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Brown wood handle, stained dark in places throughout, tapers to end. Cylindrical, seamed, metal ferrule. White bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.143
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