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Brush - short filbert

Brush - short filbert
Title
Brush - short filbert
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 5/8 in. (30.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description 
Stained brown wood handle, tapers to end, curves in slightly to ferrule. Seamed, cylindrical, metal ferrule. White bristles, stained from pigment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.157
Marks 
Marked "5" on handle.
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