Brush - filbert

Object Number: 
1932.237b.163
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 3/16 in. (34.3 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Treated wood handle, mostly straight but tapers at end and slightly toward ferrule. Seamed, conical, copper ferrule, tarnished. Sable(?) bristles, stained dark at top by pigment.
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