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Brush - long flat(?) - bristles damaged

Brush - long flat(?) - bristles damaged
Title
Brush - long flat(?) - bristles damaged
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 1/2 in. (32.4 x 1.3 cm)
Description 
Dark brown wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Cylindrical, seamed, metal ferrule. White bristles, stained with pigment, and damaged.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.121
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