Brush - gray squirrel/ox lettering brush

Brush - gray squirrel/ox lettering brush
Title
Brush - gray squirrel/ox lettering brush
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 x 7/16 in. (35.6 x 1.1 cm)
Description 
Stained wood handle, yellow and black. Tapers slightly to end, curves in to ferrule. Cylindrical, seamed metal ferrule. Variegated bristles, white at top changing to black at base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.74
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