Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Brush -long filbert (bristles damaged).

Brush -long filbert (bristles damaged).
Title
Brush -long filbert (bristles damaged).
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 15/16 x 1/4 in. (35.4 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Stained wood handle, tapers to end. Unseamed, conical metal ferrule. Chestnut bristles (damaged).
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.62
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