Brush - filbert(?) - bristles damaged

Object Number: 
1932.237b.132
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13/16 x 5/16 in. (2.1 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
Brown stained wood handle, tapers slightly to end. Cylindrical, seamed, metal ferrule. White bristles, damaged, and stained by pigment.
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