Brush - short lettering brush
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Overall: 12 1/4 x 1/4 in. (31.1 x 0.6 cm)
Stamped "8" on handle.
Black lacquered wood handle, tapers slightly to end. Conical, seamless, copper(? The ferrule is largely covered in paint) ferrule. Chestnut colored bristles.
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.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.