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Brush - round

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