Brush - flat brush

Object Number: 
1932.237b.5
Date: 
ca. 1828-1855
Medium: 
Wood, red sable bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 5/8 in. (34.6 x 1.6 cm)
Marks: 
Stamped "ROBERSON NO 51 LONG ACrE" and "11" on handle.
Description: 
Long stained/lacquered wood handle, shaved with knife below seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. Handle tapers to point. Chestnut colored bristles.
Gallery Label: 
The company was at this address only between 1828 and 1855.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group