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Brush - round (bristles heavily damaged)

Brush - round (bristles heavily damaged)
Title
Brush - round (bristles heavily damaged)
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 1/4 in. (30.8 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Light stained wood handle, tapers gradually. Seamed, conical metal ferrule. White bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.24
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