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Brush - flat

Brush - flat
Title
Brush - flat
Date 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 1/8 x 26 x 22 1/4 in. (71.4 x 66 x 56.5 cm)
Description 
Chestnut-brown lacquered wood handle, tapers to end. Cylindrical, seamed, metal ferrule. White bristles, damaged.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.204
Marks 
Row of "///" around ferrule. Marked "F.W. DEVOE & CO" and "3" 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