Brush - double pointed
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Overall: 13 5/8 x 3/8 in. (34.6 x 1 cm)
Stained/lacquered yellow wood handle, tapers to a point. Seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. White bristles (damaged at end).
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Winsor & Newton's 1863 trade catalogue, p. 88 and 89, advertises a brush like this as an "extra fine, double pointed hog hair brush" designed "after the patterns of some of the most Eminent Artists of the day."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.