Brush - long lettering brush

Object Number: 
1932.237b.89
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.
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