Brush - gray squirrel/ox lettering brush

Object Number: 
1932.237b.74
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.
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