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Brush - filbert

Brush - filbert
Title
Brush - filbert
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 3/16 in. (29.5 x 0.5 cm)
Description 
Treated wood handle, tapers to end. Seamed, conical, metal ferrule. Sable(?) bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.164
Marks 
One row of "///" pattern encircles base of ferrule.
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