Brush - long lettering brush

Object Number: 
1932.237b.88
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 1/4 in. (31.4 x 0.6 cm)
Marks: 
Stamped with number on handle.
Description: 
Light stained wood handle, with areas of black throughout. Tapers gradually to point and curves in toward ferrule. Conical, seamed metal ferrule. White and black (badger hair? Squirrel?) bristles.
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