Brush - long lettering brush

Title:
Brush - long lettering brush
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 1/4 in. (29.8 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Light, straight, stained wood handle, with areas of black throughout. Wrapped metal wire ferrule. Black and white (badger hair? Squirrel?) bristles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 
1932.237b.89
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