Brush - long lettering brush

Brush - long lettering brush
Title
Brush - long lettering brush
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 1/4 in. (30.8 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Light stained wood handle, tapers gradually. Seamed, conical metal ferrule. Black and white (badger hair? Squirrel?) bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.87
Marks 
Stamped "3" on handle.
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