Brush - stencil brush(?)

Object Number: 
1932.237b.151
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (19.1 x 3.5 cm)
Marks: 
Marked "9" on handle
Description: 
Dagger shaped raw wood handle, flares to ferrule. Wrapped wire ferrule, painted red. White bristles.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group