Brush - round

Title:
Brush - round
Date: 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 3/16 in. (25.7 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Black lacquered wood handle, tapers to end and curves in toward ferrule. Tip of handle is broken off. Seamed, conical metal ferrule. Squirrel(?) bristles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 
1932.237b.94
Gallery Label: 
Devoe did not begin making brushes until the late 1870s. The company became F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds in 1890.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group