Brush - filbert(?) - bristles damaged

Object Number: 
1932.237b.103
Date: 
1844-1848
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 7/8 x 7/16 in. (35.2 x 1.1 cm)
Marks: 
Stamped "ROWNEY DILLON & ROWNEY" on handle. Base of ferrule has two rows of "III" pattern.
Description: 
Brown stained/lacquered wood handle, tapers to end, curves in at ferrule. Seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. White bristles, damaged.
Gallery Label: 
Rowney, Dillon & Rowney - This iteration of the company only existed between 1844 and 1848.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group