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Brush - round

Object Number: 
1932.237b.95
Date: 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 1/4 in. (20.6 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Reddish-brown, stained/lacquered wood handle, tapers slightly to end. Handle broken in half. Conical, rusted metal ferrule. Chestnut colored 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