Brush - round
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Overall: 12 x 3/16 in. (30.5 x 0.5 cm)
Single row of "III" pattern around base of ferrule. Marked "F.W. DEVOE & CO.N.Y." and "8" on handle.
Orange-ish-brown, lacquered wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Conical, seamed, metal ferrule. Sable(?) bristles.
Devoe did not begin making brushes until the late 1870s. The company became F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds in 1890.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
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